New study released by the Institute of Medicine gives us advice on how we can reduce obesity.
2/3s of Americans and 1/3 of kids are obese. This is something that we are hearing more and more about each day. This is something that we all need to be concerned about because it affects us directly or indirectly.
Obesity is linked to a host of chronic diseases that not only impact the quality of life but can decrease the numbers of years we live.
With so many people overweight chances are you have someone dear in your life that is dealing with obesity.
It will also impact our economic health as annual costs are estimated at $190.2 billion dollars. Yes, billion dollars.
The hardest part is that it is preventable and with some dedicated work reversible.
Here are their recommendations: