Childhood Obesity Crisis Requires Education Reform

Introduction In a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity prevalence during the year of 2019 was high, and “affected about 13.7 million children and adolescents” across the United States. The CDC defines obesity as an individual having a body mass index in the 95th percentile of their age group and […]

What Are We Really Eating?

It is sometimes difficult to realize what types of chemicals we are putting into our bodies, as many labels do not say specifically what they are. But it is important that we start to look closely at the types of foods we are eating. Hidden within some types of delicious food are dangerous chemicals that […]

Obesity is on the Rise and Affecting Millions in America

Obesity In The States  Obesity is a growing problem in the United States. 35 percent of Americans are classified as obese, which means having a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30 or more. Because of this staggering statistic, obesity has been declared a chronic disease or national epidemic by several associations such as the American Medical Association and […]