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The link between Obesity and Diabetes.

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in exercise, nutrition | 0 comments

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last couple of decades you have probably heard or noticed that we have an obesity problem in our country.   You probably have also noticed that the rate of diabetes continues to rise at an astonishingly fast rate as well.   Today compared to in 1960 american adults are now two times more likely to be obese and the average american weighs 24 pounds heavier.  Even more scary is that today, children are now three times more likely to be obese as compared to in 1980.(1)   Diabetes has risen at an even higher rate in 1960 .91% of American suffered from diabetes in 2013 that number has risen to 7.18% of Americans.(2)  That...

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