Thursday, June 27, 2013

How Does Obesity Impact Our Economy?

 The Economic Cost of Obesity

The literature and health professional side of Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, and Obesity Education recognizes the economic impact of obesity from the individual level up to policy making, but we struggle to communicate this impact to the public. Take a look at this video from AcademicEarth. org by following the link below, or viewing the embeded video.

Does it change your perception of our economy or obesity?  How do you feel about the relationship between socioeconomic status and obesity?

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