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Can America’s Obesity Epidemic Be Reversed?

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America’s Obesity Epidemic

Obesity in the United States is a major issue that cannot be ignored. Shockingly, 7 out of 10 adults in the USA are overweight, and about 1 in 3 are obese. These numbers are surprisingly high, and the statistics shown are scary. Why are the numbers so high, and what does this mean for future generations? While there is a way to fight this epidemic, it seems that obesity rates are only going up. How do individuals take the reins…

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Solutions for America’s Obesity Epidemic

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Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese. This population is roughly 35 or more pounds over a healthy weight with a BMI (Body Mass Index,) of 30 and above. Obesity increases the risk of a myriad of health-related problems. With type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, certain types of cancer and sedentary lifestyles on the rise, health and lifestyle changes are essential. An Economic Correlation The healthcare costs of obesity are staggering. Obese Americans have more preventable chronic diseases that…

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