Anti-Obesity Campaigns Do More Harm Than Good

Introduction Anti-obesity campaigns have become increasingly prevalent; although they seem to be well-meaning in their promotion of healthy lifestyles, their fear-mongering and inaccurate information do more harm than good. The war on obesity has resulted not in a happy, fit, and thin nation, but rather in an appearance-obsessed society with few health benefits to show […]

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 […]