*It’s enough to mess up your day.
A statistic, from a BU Today report on fighting obesity, claims: “No population in the United States has a higher obesity rate than African American women.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, no population in the United States has a higher obesity rate than African American women, four out of five of whom are overweight or obese, according to a 2012 study.
In the general adult population, 70 percent of adults are overweight or obese. The causes of this alarming obesity rate are various and complex and range from genes and diet to socioeconomic status and the environment, according to Julie Palmer, a senior epidemiologist at Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center who has coordinated the Black Women’s Health.
Northern California fitness and health “transformationist” Gloria Kamil wants these statistics to change. She knows it’s possible for all Black women to easily release excess weight; get to our own particular optimal weights, and feel better than we’ve ever felt in our entire lives because we are strong and were built to win! She insists that if you listen to her council, being overweight will be a part of your past.
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