Yesterday (Thursday) was…
Americans are in a big heap of denial. Maybe that’s why so many are unhealthy.
According to Gallup, Americans continue to gain weight. At the same time they don’t think they’re too fat.
|Average weight in pounds*||174 lbs.||176 lbs.||177 lbs.|
|Ideal weight in pounds*||157 lbs.||160 lbs.||161 lbs.|
|Percent who say they are overweight||41%||38%||38%|
|Percent who want to lose weight||60%||56%||52%|
|Percent trying to lose weight||28%||28%||25%|
About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, and nearly 1 in 10 is severely so according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
That’s startling information. And the situation is only going to get worse.
How bad will it be, and what’s to blame.
Read the details here.