- Two-thirds of American adults are either overweight or obese.
- Approximately 20% of adults in this country smoke, despite the fact that it is the most preventable cause of illness and death.
- Fast food drive-thrus are lined up with cars.
- We eat out of boxes labeled with ingredients we can't pronounce, much less define.
We love our freedom to make our own choices...
But, please, save us from ourselves.
These self-destructive habits our killing us!
Can you just imagine the decline in diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer if this country made some simple changes.
So, whether you agree or disagree with the new reform, one thing is for sure: We are far too intelligent of a people to sit back and continue living unhealthy lifestyles. We are in charge of our own health.
It's time to make some new habits.
Here's one way to act.
And...Mr. President, please put the cigarette out! I voted for you, but watching you sign Health care Reform and knowing you light up was a bit too ironic for me. *The US spends billions each year on health care related to tobacco use.