The number one resolution for Americans is weight loss. Despite hundreds of fad diets and weight loss programs that promise quick and long-lasting results, more than half of American adults are still overweight or obese.
According to the World Health Organization, more than 1 billion adults are overweight, with a body mass index (BMI) above 25. With nearly 500 million individuals ranking as truly obese (BMI above 30), obesity continues to represent a major risk factor for the development of serious medical conditions such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. Read more