Obesity has become an important public health concern. The consumer is important in the solution to obesity because the consumer can make healthy lifestyle choices at the individual level. The food industry is providing the consumer with healthy food options and reliable nutrition information. People are not being able to control themselves around food are responsible. The food industry is not holding a gun to their heads and forcing them or making them eat. It's time people took some personal responsibility rather than playing the blame game.
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I am married 38 yrs old 5’2” 52 kg and have 2 children. My problem is that my stomach has become too big, I had hypothyroid but now everything is in normal level .5 months before when I went for usual check my cholesterol level was 242 but after 3 months it reached 180. i am not eating any junk foods also, but still i have too much of tummy. I will go for walking everyday 30 minutes but I am unable to reduce it. I don’t know how to reduce my stomach, can anybody help? Maria
Hi my name is Porshe i m from Mobile Alabama and i m 22 years old i have some questions to ask i was concern about my heart. Is my heart healthy or in great shape? i was consider obesity because i weighted 248 pounds i know its not good and with some of the things i eat especially fried foods too. I do have heart problems in my family my great grandmother had an enlarge heart and Alzheimer s which runs in my family too. My uncle has a hole in his heart he also has heart conditions too. With that being said when i sleep i half to lay on my side or my back because of the weight and my having big breast. sometimes which has my back hurting. when i lay on my stomach to sleep its hard for me to breath. can u help me.
hi i have a 3 and a half year old little girl and her stomach looks really swollen nearly every time she eats. We really watch what she eats we also have 2 boys she is the middle child and the boys dont seem to have this problem, she is always asking for food (I mean ALWAYS) and i watch her protion sizes but im worried about obesity . I have an aunty who is alittle on the large size but my parents have always been average and my husband is a professional footballer so we always eat healthy i am 30 and way 55 kilos and am not on thelarger size she is 16.8 kilos and will be 4 in december. I worry about her weight and just want to check she isnt gluten free or dairy free?