Obesity...America's Growing Problem
How to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle
The truth about obesity
Although obesity is a growing problem in the United States, it can be changed. Continue reading to find ways to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle.
Risks associated with obesity
1. Type 2 Diabetes
2. Heart Disease
What can you do?
Diet and Exercise
Start by cooking one healthy meal a week, and build upon that as you become more comfortable cooking healthy meals. Click here for a link to healthy recipes from the Mayo Clinic.
The CDC recommends 2 1/2 hours of moderate to intense aerobic activity per week, and strength training 2 days a week that works the major muscle groups. Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but can be hard to fit into a busy schedule. Try taking the stairs at work or parking farther away from stores. Click here for more tips from the CDC on exercise.