Published in Fitness and Wellness Business Week, June 28th, 2006
According to a recent review published in the American Journal of the Medical Sciences, "This paper provides an overview of the evidence on the current epidemic of obesity in the United States. The prevalence of overweight and obesity now exceeds 60% among U.S. adults, and the rate is rapidly increasing among children and adolescents."
"Dismal medical, social, and economic consequences are already apparent and likely to worsen without multipronged intervention. Increased rates of hypertension, diabetes, and dyslipidemia, among other medical conditions,...
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