Transcript for Is American Obesity Out of Control?
Numbers continue to increase in terms of the number of adults Americans in in this -- children and adolescents who are becoming obese and overweight. And so the predictions are that that epidemic will... See More
Numbers continue to increase in terms of the number of adults Americans in in this -- children and adolescents who are becoming obese and overweight. And so the predictions are that that epidemic will continue to grow. Over the next decade in -- -- you know fairly. Major changes are made the terms of people's diet behavior I think initially you have to start with that things that are the underlying causes which are. An activity. Pour food choices easy accessibility to low quality -- high calorie food. And really know education is a huge part of this too. In terms of educating people how to eat properly and -- healthy. Make healthy food choices and so it all starts you know. When people are growing up as -- -- child learn how to eat properly and -- Meehan -- -- that's not true life and unfortunately there's a generation of children and adolescents. And young adults now who never really learn how to eat properly because they grew up on a lot of fast food. And have become more. -- mile or less active. The technology. Generation we're seeing now and then move -- so that's a bad combination. And so that's where we're at now in terms of the obesity epidemic.
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