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20-somethings are not too healthy


Today’s society cherishes youth. Young people are considered to be happier, more beautiful and healthier.

Well today , that is not always case.

An article in USA Today states that 66 percent of adults in the U.S are either overweight or obese. In a report released by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention this year, it stated that a quarter of adults 18 to 29 are obese and it has tripled in the last decade. A third are cigarette smokers and nearly two-thirds reported not having regular physical activity. And to top it off, many are not insured.

So the moral of the story is………..

Youth is not as glamorous as it looks.

Caption: A quarter of adults 18-29 are obese, one-third are smokers and nearly two-thirds do not exercise (Carmen Troesser/The Journal News).

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 at 11:40 am by Danielle De Souza. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
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