The Wellness Center
5249 N Park Pl NE, #364
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
True or False?
Today’s children will be the first generation to live shorter life spans than their parents.
True – The New England Journal of Medicine, says the prevalence and severity of obesity is so great, especially in children, that the associated diseases and complications — Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, kidney failure, cancer — are likely to strike people at younger and younger ages.
Chronic Disease is responsible for 7 of every 10 deaths in the United States.
The major risk factors for chronic disease are poor nutrition, lack of physical activity, stress, poor sleep, and tobacco use.
Without action, 17 million people will die prematurely this year from a chronic disease.