Increasing Weight
In some countries the average weight of people is increasing and their levels of health and fitness are decreasing.

What do you think are the causes of these problems and what measures could be taken to solve them?

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Causes of Increasing Weight
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prevalence of a sedentary lifestyle
an over-(dependence/reliance) on cars
avoid activities which are too physically demanding
Solutions to Increasing Weight
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launch a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of leading an active lifestyle
Other Vocabulary
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Important Notes
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IELTS Students are encouraged to contribute to this vocabulary list by adding a comment below. Suggest words and phrases to be used. Good native-like vocabulary, phrases and collocations related to the topic would be added to the list above.


  1. obesity
    chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, stroke and etc
    clean bill of health

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