Weight Health Interesting Facts #2

Happy Friday everyone! We hope everything is going your way and you’re excited for the weekend!

Through this post we’d like to let you know that starting Monday will be a special blogging event where a young woman going through our program will post about the process and her experiences.

Until then we’d like to have another round of weight health interesting facts! If you missed last week’s check it out here.

Facts

Impact: 20lbs of Weight Loss

  • Reduce LDL levels by 15 percent.
  • Reduce triglyceride levels by 30 percent.
  • Increase HDL by eight percent.
  • Reduce total cholesterol levels by 10 percent.

On average, an obese person pays $1,450 more in annual health care costs than normal weight individuals.

Ever minute an American is killed by heart disease. Cancer kills 1500 people daily – combined they kill over 1M Americans each year.

And then weight health thought of the day: “Don’t buy food where you buy your gasoline. In the U.S., 20% of food is eaten in the car.”

Weight Health Interesting Facts #1

When you’re trying to become healthy it’s important to keep informed.  Knowledge is power, right?

So we’ve compiled a few interesting facts about weight health to keep you in the know!

Facts

  • Average America carries an extra 23lbs.
  • One in five American four-year-olds is now considered to be obese.
  • On average, an obese person pays $1,450 more in annual health care costs than normal weight individuals.
  • One out three Americans will develop diabetes – a degenerative disease that will shortening their lifespan by six years.
  • In 2011 800,000 American died from heart disease. 20% of those deaths were genetically predisposed. 80% (640,000 American deaths) could have been prevented just in 2011 through proper nutrition and diet.

These facts aren’t meant to scare you. They are meant to make you think. We are all about healthy living and we want you to seriously consider a healthy lifestyle so you can live a much healthier and satisfying life!

More facts to come later!

Recipe: Chicken Salsa

There is a common misconception that when you eat healthier you sacrifice taste. That is not the case! We will post some healthy, tastebud-friendly recipes that you can make at home!

We hope you enjoy this meal!

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