Unjust Health

Spiritual Musclehead

childhood-obesityYou’ve probably heard it in the news off and on about the obesity epidemic in the US and most of all the issue of childhood obesity. According to WebMD, obesity is when you’re 20% over the normal bodyweight for your age and height with a Bod Mass Index (BMI) over 30. Morbid obesity is when you’re 100lbs over the normal bodyweight for your age and height and a BMI over 40. A large portion of people in the US are considered obese (WebMD even has a list of the fattest and fittest states in the nation).

The First Lady, Michelle Obama, has had a strong and good push for health and the fight against obesity. Politics aside (it doesn’t matter what your political leaning is, it’s still a good fight to fight) those who are fighting for ending childhood obesity and obesity in general are in many ways battling the…

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