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Shocking but not Surprising:

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Fat and getting fatter: U.S. obesity rates to soar by 2030.

There are lots of news reports out this morning with this information, just google 2030 obesity report, but here is one from Yahoo.

Thank goodness all of us here, have already had our WAKE UP CALL!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LUCYLIN101 9/21/2012 11:34PM

    This is why it is so important for us to be the example and spread the Spark wherever we can!!! Every little bit could help save a life!!

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MRSWHITEWOLF 9/21/2012 1:54AM

    It is scary, the numbers, I keep on working on ME and educating those around me and people I meet.

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JERZGURL_NAN 9/20/2012 6:06AM

    SO - what steps will "I" take to Make A Difference?
We do have that power!!!
Think of all the people we are already influencing with motivation and knowledge and example.
That really is empowering!!

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OKBACK2ME 9/19/2012 10:45PM

    Thank you for the information. Let's beat the odds and model proper eating and fitness behaviour to the people we know and love!

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HOPEFULHIPPO 9/19/2012 7:09PM

    The hardest part is some people just don't want to do anything about it.


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DROPPING-60 9/19/2012 6:39PM

    We all know what to do, but our culture doesn't make it easy!

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LAURELSPARK 9/19/2012 3:55PM

    It's very scary, isn't it! You are right, I'm so happy that we got our wake-up call!

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BARCLE 9/19/2012 3:23PM

    It's scary and so sad

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COOP9002 9/19/2012 2:33PM

    There are so many factors that contribute to this growing epidemic. Hopefully, folks will begin to focus upon their health and get this mess turned in the right direction.

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LIVINGFREE19 9/19/2012 2:25PM

    This is really amazing, how people are getting fatter and fatter.
I even heard something on the radio about it too this morning.

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CHRISTINASP 9/19/2012 1:59PM

    So Trust for America's Health sees room to change that trajectory - I think that this is is only possible if the huge interests that certain parties have in making money through pushing junkfood and (the wrong kind of) diets are somehow taken away...

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PRESBESS 9/19/2012 1:47PM

    When I saw this reported on the news last night I thought... count me out of that one. Thank God for SP!

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KELTIC-CARA 9/19/2012 1:12PM

    Yes, thank goodness all of us here have had the wake up call and are actively working on being out of those statistics. emoticon

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 9/19/2012 12:40PM

    It is SO disturbing! What's worse is that obesity rates are climbing in children. That's scares me to death!

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SHINTON1618 9/19/2012 10:37AM

    It's so sad, and I am sure my state is in the top ten of obesity!

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