1 in 5 will die from obesity related disease

nursewallkingptIt’s now estimated as many as one in five people in this country will die from obesity-related disease. What’s significant about that number is that it’s three times higher than previous estimates.  In an eye-opening new report, researchers studied men and women between the ages of 40 to 85 over a 20-year period. they found that obesity was likely responsible for about 18% of deaths during that time, one out of five americans.  Obesity is going to increasingly shape the mortality levels in the united states as we move forward. Continue reading