Obesity to worsen, weigh heavily on healthcare costs
Obesity is most widespread in Britain and the United States among the world’s leading economies and if present trends continue, about half of both men and women in the United States will be obese by 2030, health experts warned on Friday.
Obesity is fast replacing tobacco as the single most important preventable cause of chronic non-communicable diseases, and will add an extra 7.8 million cases of diabetes, 6.8 million cases of heart disease and stroke, and 539,000 cases of cancer in the United States by 2030. Click source link to continue….
No love loss here. Â I am an adamant anti-obesity supporter. Â I don’t think we necessarily need to tax the food, I think we need to charge people over a certain weight a fat tax. Â I know some of my fat-challenged friend are gonna come at me for saying this, but why tax the food, when you can eat it responsibly and done bulk-out. Â I think that is unfair. Â Tax those who don’t want to workout to keep healthy.Â