The United States is in the midst of an obesity epidemic. Well over half the population is overweight or obese, despite concerted efforts to educate the public.
Medical professionals have few treatment options that work. They encourage patients to diet and exercise, but those tools alone are not a realistic solution. In an environment in which the pressures pushing the population toward obesity are supercharged, we need supercharged interventions. Read
See also: AARP's Fat to Fit Challenge