Like in many developed countries, obesity and weight problems are among the top five enemies of good health in the United States. America is facing an unprecedented crisis, cause obesity increases the risk of stroke, diabetes, coronary artery disease, kidney and gallbladder disorders and some cancers. The more overweight a person is, the higher his risk of contracting such diseases. The statistics are sobering: One-third of American children are overweight or obese, which means that, if this trend is not reversed, one in three will develop into obese person.
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