Simultaneous Rise of Fast Food and Obesity In the last thirty years, obesity and obesity related illnesses in the United State have skyrocketed. The number of overweight children between the ages of six and nineteen years old has tripled. Read: Can Junk Food Laws End Child Obesity? Overweight adults went from being half of the population […]
Obesity contributes to many health problems. Obesity and back pain are interrelated, and back pain is a common complaint for those who are overweight. While lower back pain is the focus point of most research, back pain can occur in any area of the back from the neck and shoulders to the lower back. More […]
Obesity-Related Illnesses The risk factors of being overweight or obese are well-documented and range from obesity and joint pain to obesity and potentially fatal illness. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH): Obesity promotes type 2 diabetes and increases the risk for amputation and blindness. Obesity promotes coronary heart disease and increases the risk […]
Obesity in America HOW WE GOT HERE: A FAT, SICK SOCIETY WITH A HIGH STANDARD OF LIVING Well, it sounded like a good idea… in response to demands that our food be safe, cheap, and abundant, the American government has been a factor in the production, regulation, research, innovation, and economics of our food supply. However, […]
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