Archive for February 8, 2019
Obesity is a problem among children and adults alike all throughout the United States. The statistics that have been gathered on the subject more than back up this claim, showing that nearly 80 million adults are currently obese, a number that is expected to rise to make up at least half of the total adult population of this country by the time that we reach the year of 2030. And children are not spared from this epidemic, with very nearly 17% of all children considered to be obese – and many more considered to be overweight, though they have not yet reached the medical classification of obese.
Being obese is hugely detrimental to your health, even if you might be obese and doing fine at the current moment. But the longer you are obese, the more at risk your overall health will become and while some of these health conditions can be reversible with the adoption of a healthier lifestyle and the weight loss that is bound to follow, this will certainly not always be the case. From an