Archive for February 7, 2019
In the United States, there is no denying the fact that we are in the midst of an obesity crisis, one that is greatly impacting the lives of children and adults alike. As a matter of fact, the data that has been gathered on the subject more than backs up this claim, showing, after all, that up to 78 million adults in this country alone are obese. The obese adolescent population is also quite high, with up to 12.5 million children considered by medical standards to be obese as well. If we don’t do anything, this problem will only worsen with time, with more than half of all adults in the United States becoming classified as obese by the time that we reach the year of 2030, which is now not so far off in the future at all.
There are a number of reasons that obesity has become the problem that it is today. For one thing, people have greater access to and motivation to eat unhealthy foods than ever before. Since the 1970s, now nearly a full half of a century in the past, the number of
You were so careful that you did not fall when you were in the icy parking lot. When the weather turned and you were forced to find a hotel for the night, you were quick to realize that the entire lot was a sheet of ice. As a result, you parked your car in the corner by the door half way down the building. This meant that you were able to get in and out of the hotel with only a few steps. As an extra safety effort, you even carried out two towels so that you could step on them as needed.
Fortunately, you were careful enough that you never even had a small slip on the ice in the parking lot. When you go home and took a shower, however, you were not as careful. The phone rang and thinking that it was your daughter who was 12 hours away at college you made a dash to the phone. Realizing it was only your husband, who was easy to call back, you spun around to go back to the shower. The combination of the wet floor and some soap that must have still been on your feet slid you across the