What’s it all about?

Everyday there are news stories about a new medical breakthrough that will cure disease or a new fad diet that that will melt away the pounds, but America keeps getting sicker and fatter. A news report recently gave the following info: “A new report, F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2011, from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), shows that 68% of Americans are either overweight or obese, and adult obesity rates have increased in 16 U.S. states in the past year and did not decline in any state. In 12 states, more than 30% of the population is now obese, while four years ago only one state reported more than 30% of its population obese.
They say that knowledge is power, so the point of this blog will be a mixture of bringing relavent news storiesas well as “Health Knowledge”, so you can make informed decisions about your health.