THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC

The video below explains the many factors that have contributed to the obesity epidemic, and showcases several community initiatives taking place to prevent and reduce obesity. Obesity is a national epidemic and a major contributor to some of the leading causes of death in the U.S., including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some types of cancer. Furhermore,the epidemic is not confined to North America,it is an international concern affecting non-industrialized territories as much as the other recognized industrialized regions of the world.

We need to change our communities into places that strongly support healthy eating and active living.

 

 

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