Editorial: Healthy messages can’t be overstated

November 9, 2012 at 2:31 am in River Falls Journal

More than one in three Americans (35%) are said to be obese today’s euphemism for fat. Fifty years ago that percentage was closer to one in eight (13%). Besides being the most powerful nation in the world, current statistics show that the United States’ population is also the fattest.
Being fat means you’re more apt to have a heart attack, stroke, diabetes and certain cancers among the leading cause of preventable death. Continue Reading