If you're a teen who's overweight, you're certainly not alone.
In the United States, the number of people who are overweight is dramatically increasing.
This is not an indication of a security issue such as a virus or attack.I knew I needed to change.'In school, Rugare regularly got detentions for saying she forgot her kit because she was 'too embarrassed to be seen running' during physical education.She was called names daily such as 'big R' and comments were made about her 'filling up the room' and making it shake when she walked in.'My weight held me back from being myself,' she added.It can lead to social disabilities and unhappiness, which may cause stress and even mental illness.The development of a personal identity and is a major goal for adolescents. If you think you are overweight, talk to a trusted adult about what you can do to become more healthy and fit.