The American rates of obesity are continuing to spiral out of control, according to a new report. As much as 70% of the population are now falling into either the overweight or obese category, making excessive weight the new normal.
It’s the ultimate sign that policies to combat increasing waistlines simply aren’t working, so if we want an end to this madness, it’s time to do things differently.
It’s clearly evident that the deeply-flawed dietary guidelines are the elephant in the room.
- The Washington Post: US obesity problem is not budging, new data shows
- NBC News: America’s obesity epidemic reaches record high, new report says
Don’t know where to start? Check out my previous article “Are You Insulin Resistant? 16 Signs You Might Be.” Understanding how you got where you are is key to getting healthy. This’ll improve your decision making skills by 100%!
Two of the best books I’ve found for this? Read or listen to “Why We Get Fat” by Gary Taubes and Dr. Jason Fung’s “Obesity Code.” Both books are real eye-openers!
If you’d prefer to watch versus read or listen? Check out the highly recommended documentary “Carb Loaded.”