Did You Know?

  • More than 60% of North American adult population is overweight with over 25% considered obese.
  • Almost 30% of North American children and teens aged 6-19 years are categorized as overweight.
  • Overweight teens have a 70% chance of becoming overweight or obese adults.
  • In America, approximately 47% of those who are overweight and 71% of those who are obese have high blood pressure.
  • Half of all overweight and obese American adults have cholesterol levels higher than they should be.
  • Approximately 25% – 35% of us have insulin resistance which left unchecked may develop into type 2 diabetes.
  • About 70% of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight.

Yikes; scary stats. For weight control consider acupuncture to sedate the stomach, reduce food cravings and give you will power.

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