The human body is designed for a lifetime of exercise and exertion, though not all people realize this. Modern human beings evolved from more primitive hominids that hunted game for a living, rather than eating fruits in trees. This means that we and our ancestors are built for exercise, and today, rather than hunting game, people choose to play sports or perform cardio or try out martial arts to meet that exercise need. In fact, the human body and mind alike have many ways to reward and active lifestyle and good diet, and punish sedentary behavior or poor diets. Other Americans fall short of these needs, though, and their lack of exercise and poor diets contribute to the United States’ growing trend of adult and even adolescent obesity. But eating right is always an option, and an overweight person may resolve to transform their diet and lifestyle to set their health straight. How might this be done to maximum effect?
Why Obesity Happens
First of all, why is obesity so p