Topic: gaining weight

Don’t Be Surprised When 72% Of Women Are Overweight Or Obese By 2020

Don't Be Surprised When 72% Of Women Are Overweight Or Obese By 2020

In a country where public school kids are learning that pizza is a vegetable (thanks, Congress!) and doctors are afraid to tell patients the truth about their weight (not that their patients want to hear it, anyway), it’s no surprise that many of our friends and neighbors are battling with their weight. What is a little shocking, though? At the trajectory we’re on, as a country, in just over 8 years, more than 70% of women and more than 80% of men will be overweight or obese, according to an NPR report. More »