Scary Facts About Obesity
The facts on obesity are in…and they are frightening.
• More than one-third (36.5%) of U.S. adults have obesity.
• Worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980.
• 65% of the world’s population live in countries where overweight and obesity kills more people than underweight.
• Overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk for global deaths. At least 2.8 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese.
• 44% of the diabetes burden, 23% of the ischaemic heart disease burden and between 7% and 41% of certain cancer burdens are attributable to overweight and obesity.
• More than 40 million children under the age of five were overweight in 2011.
• The estimated annual medical cost of obesity in the U.S. was $147 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars; the medical costs for people who have obesity were $1,429 higher than those of normal weight.
• The obese suffer from greater levels of hypertension, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, high cholesterol, diabetes, osteoporosis, sexual dysfunction, immune dysfunction, birth defects, cancers, and depression than the non-obese.
The facts on fat are clear —
This is not a little problem…
this is not a diminishing problem…
this is not a cosmetic problem…
or a problem of just getting into a smaller dress or pant size.
Here comes the good news – obesity is preventable. What’s the answer? A permanent, healthy change in your lifestyle. Don’t diet, but do make positive changes that will result in increased calorie burning and gradual, steady weight loss. What’s one of the healthiest, easiest, most effective ways to accomplish this? Oxycise!
A 15-minute daily workout will rev up your metabolism, tone and strengthen your muscles and start burning excess fat immediately. Many Oxycise! customers report additional benefits such as increased energy, better sleep, less stress, lower cholesterol, and more! No major time commitment. No impact to joints. No worries about weather. No recurring expenses. No gasping for air.
You’ve got nothing to lose but the weight you hate.
Sources: https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/adult.html, http://easo.org/education-portal/obesity-facts-figures/