As you go about your daily life, whether working, shopping, or commuting, it would be difficult to overlook the growing presence of those who are obese. Unfortunately, this phenomenon is growing into a national trend.

According to NPR’s “Pounding Away at America’s Obesity Epidemic,” one third of Americans are obese; another third are overweight.

The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that being overweight and obesity may soon replace more traditional public health concerns.

Read the full article on Laurie’s column at LifeCycles in the Communities at The Washington Times »

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