Presentation on theme: "Preparing For ShipShape. Obesity and Health §Obesity is 20% over desirable body weight §An estimated 61% of American adults are either overweight and/or."— Presentation transcript:
Obesity and Health §Obesity is 20% over desirable body weight §An estimated 61% of American adults are either overweight and/or obese l 35% overweight BMI 25-29.9 l 27% obese BMI 30 §$100 billion a year in health care costs
Disease Prevalence (%) Type 2 DM61 Uterine cancer34 Gallbladder disease30 Osteoarthritis24 Hypertension17 CHD17 Breast Cancer11 Colon Cancer11 Disease Prevalence Due to Obesity
Are You Ready? §Do you want to lose weight to look better? §Do you want to be more fit or more healthy? §Are you willing to exercise to lose weight? §Are you willing to make permanent changes in your eating and exercise habits?
Are You Ready? §Are you willing to commit the time it takes to lose weight? §Are you willing to try new foods or healthier eating habits? §Are there things in your life that could get in the way of you losing weight?