More and more people today are getting heavier and heavier. Wherever you look, you’ll see evidence of a recent government report that shows as many as two thirds of adults today being overweight, or even clinically obese. To say this is a growing health concern would be an understatement.
There are several problems with being overweight. Sure, if you are a couple pounds on the heavy side, and your self-esteem is high enough, you don’t have to worry. But those that are more than that can suffer from significant health problems in the long term.
The biggest cause of death today is cardiovascular disease. And the same things that contribute to obesity also contribute to heart disease. A sedentary lifestyle, and less than ideal eating habits. If you think you are in danger from these kinds of things, then it makes sense that you should try and address these problems.
How do you start? If you go to any bookstore, you’ll see hundreds of different books offering different diet and exercise plans. And it won’t take long to find an infomercial on TV selling the same thing. The secret is to simply take a small step in the right direction.Read »