According to the new report, there are less than 33 percent adults are healthy and active but others are overweight. About 37 percent of women and 35 percent of the men are obese. Another report stated that 30 percent of the women and 40 percent men are overweight. Lin Yang said, obesity is increasing day by day and it’s not pretty. It’s an alarming and scary condition. Obesity is also responsible many of the disease in which diabetes, high blood pressure and cancer is more prominent. In this time, American adults living less time as compare to the previous generations because increase in the obesity create many of the disease which has increased the death rate in United States.
This data is estimated that 29 Millions of the women and 36 Million men are victimized of obesity and overweight. According to United States CDC, the BMI range from 25 to 29.9 is included in this category. To understand by example, 5 feet and 4 inches women who have weight about 146 pound and similarly men who is 5 feet and 9 inches height and has 169 pound are included in the overweight category. On the other hand obesity is one step more than the Overweight. Person who has Body mass Index more than the 30, is included in obese people, according to CDC.
So, there is a need that policy maker make such kind of policy in which hygienic and healthy food will be mandatory. Because in more cases junk food causing a high level of obesity which is leading towards the diseases. There is also economical problem with the food because fast food is available in market with fewer prices than the fresh foods which are more expensive. Many of the families try to eat less expansive food which also meets their budget criteria. There is a need to decrease the price of fresh food so people will attract more than junk food and society will live healthy.