Obesity and being overweight are very real and prevalent health issues in the United States. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, overweight and obesity conditions affect an estimated 97 million Americans and are the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States. 1
The 2005-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) indicates that an estimated 32.7 percent of U.S. adults 20 years and older are overweight, 34.3 percent are obese and 5.9 percent are extremely obese. 2
The number of extremely obese has grown to almost seven times 1970 levels, and trends in the past four decades show significant overall growth in obesity. The health consequences from our increased weight are serious and impacting a large percentage of our population.
The Center for Disease Control states that as weight increases to reach the levels referred to as “overweight” and “obesity,” the risks for the following conditions also increases: 3
The benefits of weight loss for overweight and obese individuals cannot be overstated. Many health issues of our day are related to being overweight. The potential benefits can impact overall health, quality of life, and life expectancy.
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