Reduce waistline by adopting healthy eating, exercise habits

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Mark A. Mahoney A past report by the Centers for Disease Prevention provided some sobering news that America’s obesity epidemic is far from under control with a startling revelation that over 40% of people in the United States are obese. During the time period between 1999 and 2018, the prevalence […]

Mark A. Mahoney

A past report by the Centers for Disease Prevention provided some sobering news that America’s obesity epidemic is far from under control with a startling revelation that over 40% of people in the United States are obese.

During the time period between 1999 and 2018, the prevalence of obesity increased about 12% — from 30.5% to 42.4% of Americans. Obesity — which means not merely overweight, but seriously overweight — is considered one of the nation’s leading public health problems. 

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The COVID-19 pandemic along with a less active population and an increase in the consumption of so-called “comfort foods” has contributed to the ever-increasing obesity epidemic.

I recently was speaking with some of my fellow gym-goers at Planet Fitness and a discussion ensued about the issue of body fat with a particular interest in the area of belly fat – both how to address the issue in terms of a reduction in size as well as how to go about focusing on flattening the abdomen. This prompted today’s column.

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