Today, two out of every three adults in America are overweight or obese. It is estimated that one-third of all U.S. kids born in the year 2000 will be diagnosed with diabetes some time during their lives—and many of these cases will be related to obesity and its complications. Why is this happening?
Our lifestyles have changed dramatically over time, but our body's design has remained the same.
Modern conveniences such as cars and elevators have reduced the amount of exercise we get each day. As a result, our energy balance—calories in vs. calories out—is out of kilter.
High-calorie foods are inexpensive and plentiful—over 90% of what Americans are eating is processed. When we speak of "nutritional pollution," we're referring to foods that are too high in:
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