A Very Weighty Matter

From 1980 through 2013 the prevalence of overweight and obesity rose by 28% for adults. For children it is even more frightening–a rise of 47%. This scary picture of the global obesity pandemic is found in research done for The Global Burden of Disease Study 2013There are now 2.1 billion people who are overweight or obese on this globe.

PositiveTip: Use your personal example and action to provide leadership in your community for effective intervention against this trend.