In Order for us to fight obesity, we need to understand all the factors that causes it and we need to start from there.
Today, according to statistics, there’s 127 million or 64.5 percent of Americans are considered obese and most of them are adults and it was noted that obesity caused 300,000 deaths in the US alone. When it comes to health care for adult obesity, the cost reached up to $100 billion and still the number of obese people, death related cases connected to obesity and the health care expenses is increasing every year. Aside from their physical appearance that they look so big and could not do regular things every day, these obese people are very prone to serious diseases such as cancer, stroke, heart problems, diabetes and a lot more.
Childhood obesity rate is also fast increasing. Many children now days in the US alone have seen some symptoms that even at early age, they could gain weight easily and no longer the standard weight basing from their age. Obesity needs to be stopped at early age before they will become adult. Obesity now a day is considered as an epidemic that affects millions of people. Over the past ten years, it was observe that the obesity rate for children has significantly increased and even reached to a very alarming number.