nutrition and cancer

nutrition and cancer

Order Description
Obesity and health risk in US
•Obesity: Body Mass Index of 30 or higher (see chart)
Examples: 5ft 10 inch man: 210 pounds
5ft 6 inch woman: 185 pounds
•36% of all American adults are obese
•Obesity caused $147 billion in medical costs in 2008
•Obesity leads to Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and cancer