Americans are preoccupied with terrorism and racism as more enter into the obese category and fall victim to obesity related ailments. These ailments by far degrade the quality and claim more American lives than terror and racism combined.
America’s Obesity Epidemic Reaches Record High, New Report Says
SOURCE: NBC NEWS
America’s obesity crisis appears more unstoppable than ever.
A troubling new report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that almost 40 percent of American adults and nearly 20 percent of adolescents are obese — the highest rates ever recorded for the U.S.
“It’s difficult to be optimistic at this point,” said Dr. Frank Hu, chair of the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health. “The trend of obesity has been steadily increasing in both children and adults despite many public health efforts to improve nutrition and physical activity.”