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Obesity and Preventable Death: 8 Lifesaving Resources

More than 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight or obese, and more
than 1 in 6 children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered to be obese
1). Obesity is linked to health conditions such as heart disease, stroke,
type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of
preventable death
2) The global obesity epidemic is now costing the world economy $2 trillion a year 

The following resources explain the link between obesity and several of the
leading causes of preventable death, as well as some of the healthiest and
surest ways to lose weight. Please review and share them with anyone you
believe may benefit:

What are the Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity?
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/obe/risks.html

Obesity, Stroke Risk and Stroke Recovery with Pool Exercise
http://blog.intheswim.com/stroke-recovery-with-pool-exercise/

Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
http://www.world-heart-federation.org/cardiovascular-health/cardiovascular-disease-risk-factors/obesity/

Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity
http://www.obesityaction.org/educational-resources/resource-articles-2/obesity-related-diseases/obesity-and-type-2-diabetes

Obesity, Breast Cancer and Medicare Treatment Coverage
http://blog.ehealthmedicare.com/2014/10/breast-cancer-medicare-coverage/

Losing Weight: What is Healthy Weight Loss?
http://www.cdc.gov/HEALTHYWEIGHT/LOSING_WEIGHT/INDEX.HTML

The Very Best Way to Lose Weight and Keep it Off
http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/healthy_living/getting_fit/hic_Maintaining
_a_Healthy_Weight/hic_The_Very_Best_Way_To_Lose_Weight_and_Keep_It_Off


Weight Loss Planning Calculator for Men and Women
http://www.calculators.org/health/weight-loss.php

1) http://win.niddk.nih.gov/statistics/
2) http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/adult.html
3)http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/11/19/obesity-epidemic-costing-world-2-trillion-a-year-study-says/