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What are the Causes of the Obesity Epidemic?

A great video presented by the Centers for Disease Control under their Health Matters banner, that details some of the major reasons for our obesity epidemic. Obesity leads to a large group of medical problems and issues and the topic needs to be addressed to change the patterns. This video encompasses the various factors, including social as well as lifestyle changes that have been made that cause less activity and the purchase of less nutritional foods due to family economics. A review of the reasons is complimented by a good list of recommendations to resolve the obesity epidemic, with examples of some of the communities that have made significant changes and have shown success in this disease that can be reversed.

Source: http:/­/­www.youtube.com/­watch?v=­Pqpj_gHahX4

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