1. Weight of the Nation: How Obesity is Crippling Our Families & What YOU Can Do (Part 2)

    The effects of weight gain & obesity affect every system in our bodies & lead to the development of many chronic diseases. Our bodies are not designed to carry twice its normal weight. 20% of cancer deaths in women & 14% in men can be attributed to excess weight. More than 60% of people with arthritis are overweight. 83% are more likely to have kidney disease. Overweight individuals ar…Read More

  2. Weight of the Nation: How Obesity is Crippling Families & the Economy (Part 1)

    PEOPLE, we must unite! The survival of our country & future generations depends on making change. According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 68% of Americans are overweight or obese. More than 18% of children are obese.  The Bogalusa Heart Study, started in 1972 & continuing through 2016, found that Heart Disease starts in childhood. According to autopsy studies, there have been o…Read More

  3. More U.S. Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure

    MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- The risk for high blood pressure in American teens and children increased 27 percent over 13 years, a new study finds, as waistlines thickened and kids consumed more salt in their diets. "High blood pressure is the predominant risk factor for stroke, and stroke rates have been rising in children in the U.S. over recent years," said Dr. David Katz, director of th…Read More