More than a billion people are overweight worldwide, and that number is expected to increase substantially over the next decade. There is no magic medication or vaccine that can head off the obesity epidemic as sweeps across the planet. Discusses the realities of obesity and its repercussions, which include poor health, high medical costs, restrictions on lifestyle and activities, and more. Shows how we can address obesity, starting in childhood, to prevent it from getting worse, both on a personal and on a societal level, and how we can reverse its effects through proper diet, exercise, and lifestyle choices, as well as medical procedures and medications.
|(HEALTH * OBESITY EPIDEMIC)