Obesity is one of the most persistent health disorders across the globe where a huge population, especially the children and young adults, is under its spell. Unhealthy lifestyle and hunger for junk food have contributed a lot to boost the overweight and obesity cases.
Approximately, six out of 10 people are still considered as critically overweighed in the region of metro Louisville, the state had ranked seventh position in the nation for obesity cases.
The Director of the Public health Practice at the University of South Florida, Dr. Adewale Troutman, had presided over a movement that has come to involve the entire city agency to mark a fight against the disorder.
"The changes to our physical and social environments that have contributed to the epidemic were gradual and have had decades to gain momentum”, explained the Chief Executive of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey. "We have to expect that this won't be a quick fix”.
Meanwhile, the popular food chain KFC made an announcement to launch its first non-fried menu as well as description of calories, fat and salt content of entire line, according to the guidelines of new Federal Health Act.