Obesity

A double digit unemployment rate is scary for most Americans but it’s not the only major crisis occuring in our country. A more shocking statistic is that 2/3s of Americans are overweight and nearly half of those are considered obese. Here are the reasons why:

Lack of weight loss management.

Americans spend more than $110 billion on fast food annually.
67% of ALL Americans are overweight.
Americans consume 3,767 calories daily on average while the Chinese consume 2,954 calories daily on average. The difference is equivalent to 19 slices of bacon.
Only 3 out of 10 get the recommended amount of physical activity.
25% of US children watch more than 4 hours of television.
OBESITY ATTRIBUTABLE MEDICARE AND MEDICAID EXPENDITURES TOTAL $39,030,000,000 IN THE UNITED STATES.