HEALTHY HORIZONS WELLNESS
Did you know...
Americans on whole are not very healthy...
80 million people have some sort of heart disease. (American Heart Association)
1 in 3 women and 1 in 2 men will have cancer in his or her lifetime. (National Cancer Institute)
Over 20 million children and adults have diabetes. (American Diabetes Association)
64% of adults are overweight. (Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
About 59% of adults do not engage in any vigorous leisure time physical activity. (Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
Our national health care expenditures were 2 trillion in 2005 or $6,700 per person. (National Coalition on Health Care)
Sadly, our children are unhealthy, too...
by the age of 12, an estimated 70% of our children have developed the beginning stages of hardening of the arteries. (Bogalusa Heart Study)
1 in 3 Americans born in 2000 will develop diabetes. (Journal of the American Medical Association)
1 in 4 children is obese. (International Journal of Obesity)
Nearly 50% of obese adolescents remain obese as adults. (International Journal of Obesity)
7% of school children are diagnosed with ADHD. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
About 6% of elementary school children and 7% of adolescent children miss 11 days of school yearly due to illness or injury. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Over 93% of all children and adolescents do not consume the recommended 3 servings of vegetables per day. (Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine)
are we so unhealthy?
Poor food choices
Not drinking enough water
Lack of exercise
Approach to Medicine:
"Treatment" instead of "
Can We do about it?
The U.S. government has spent billions
trying to find a cure for heart disease, cancer, and other diseases.
Disease is easier to prevent than it is to cure.
Eat 7-13 servings of fresh fruits
and vegetables every day.
Almost no one does.
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