The Obesity Epidemic


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Uploaded by on Jul 15, 2011

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

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  • I've been obeys in my entire life and that is why I became diabetic as well. I’m so sick of it. I want to enjoy my life to the fullest. I keep on searching for a possible solution that could help me lose weight and I got an information from one site that talks about a formula that could help loosing weight without undergoing gastric bypass surgery. The link is – howtofightobesityrocalabsrevie­ Have you guys heard anything about it? Is it true? or another scam in progress?

  • The key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is about lifelong dietary and physical activity changes.

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  • A good solution for being able to get good foods is right in it: the seeds. you can always plant a garden and after some time of watering , maybe months you can grow your own fruits and vegetables

  • Loosing weight is not buy taking any "magic pill" its a scam to extort money from you. All you need is, the right diet, and a daily dose of 1hr-2hr exercise

  • The cost of healthy food far exceeds the cost of "bad" foods. If you do not make a great deal of money you will have a more difficult time buying the foods you need. However I guess us fatties could get off our but and work. If we are physically able to do so.

    I agree the majority of obese folks are that way due to wrong food choices and lack of working out but, there are some who have health conditions that they have no control over.

  • Anyone else watch this after the sxephil PDS?


  • im eating a hersheys bar. please dont murder me D:

  • People are fat because they get more food in foodstamps than people that work to get their food.

  • Fat Combust Factors (google it) kept appearing here on many videos thus I thought they are scam. Right after my brother used it, and lose alot of unwanted fats, Im convinced. Go ahead, look for Fat Combust Factors on google(:

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