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Friday, April 24, 2009

Bigger and Bigger

We just keep getting bigger and bigger

  • 3/5 adults are overweight
  • 1/5 adults are obese
  • a child born in 2000, has a 1/3 chance of becoming diabetic
  • 1/3 children in America eats "fast food" every day
  • Diabetes has reached such an epidemic that it it no longer confined to adults, hence the name change from "Adult-onset Diabetes" to "Type-II Diabetes"

This really gets we thinking:

  • we eat to much or the wrong stuff
  • eating healthily costs too much
  • we are a sedentary society

I we do not make some drastic changes to ourselves and our kids, its terrifying to me to think of what the future will look like.

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