Posts Tagged ‘Americans’
The US Obesity Epidemic in Recent YearsSaturday, February 4th, 2012
One Small Victory Reported in the War On American Childhood ObesityTuesday, June 3rd, 2008
After a 25 year increase, it seems that the percentage of obese or overweight children has plateaued. This news offers us some hope that perhaps the future of America will not be riddled with diabetes and heart disease.
One expert, Dr. David Ludwig, has commented that even though he is encouraged by these findings, “it is still too soon to know if this really means we’re beginning to make meaningful inroads into this epidemic. It may simply be a statistical fluke.” Another expert maintains that there is at least a small level of optimism about these results.