The National Center for Health Statistics say that two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese.
Being overweight can cause health problems ranging from diabetes, heart disease, some types of cancer, bad joints (from carrying the excess weight around), to possibly even strokes.
Even losing a little bit of weight has been shown to decrease your chances of having heart disease, so start cutting those calories and exercising (both cardio and weight lifting for maximum results & benefits), and aim to lose about 1 pound a week. Making these changes into a lifestyle habit is the healthiest & most successful way to lose weight and to keep it off for good.
So come on America, let's change those statistics and get healthier! Our bodies will thank us!