The current life expectancy in the USA is
Want to get to that age?
Or live even longer?
Avoid the two diseases that take the most lives:
Heart Disease and Cancer
The Leading Cause of Death is Heart Disease (24.3%)
Followed by Various Cancers (23.3%) (Percentage of Cancer Deaths)
Source : CDC
Half of us die from either heart disease or cancer.
But did you know that both of these diseases are preventable?
According to the World Health Organization
Most deaths are attributed to a few primary health risks
Top 7 Health Risk Factors Percentage of Deaths in Developed Countries
High Blood Pressure (16.8 %)
Low Fruit & Vegetable Intake (2.5 %)
Tobacco causes high blood pressure and lung cancer, the biggest cancer killer
The remaining risks account for 3 out of 4 cases of ischaemic heart disease
Other than smoking, these metabolic problems are the primary risks to your health
forming the "metabolic syndrome"
In fact, just being overweight will limit your lifespan!
Body Mass Index (BMI) is only a rough estimate of your health, but predicts human lifespan.
People who are obese live an average ten years less than people of normal weight. Type in your height and weight to see what your risk is.
7 in 10 Americans weigh too much, and can't lose the weight
This is a BIG problem
We can't weight any longer to solve it
Despite all that we know about metabolic syndrome, it shows no signs of stopping. People just can't seem to lose the weight. Scientists have finally begun to learn the biological and genetic basis of the disease.