Participate in this innovative poll to help us understand what you believe the deeper issue is. You're able to select more than one option. The results may be helpful in influencing where local and governmental resources and efforts are placed to impact on this important … [Read more...]
Affordable Care Act Upheld by the Supreme Court. Obesity and the Church
Obamacare has been largely upheld by the Supreme Court. The impact on corporations, the health care industry and individuals will be widespread. As the dust settles over the next several weeks, the affects will be more clear. One thing is certain. There will be an even greater … [Read more...]
Why is Obesity in the Church So Prevalent?
Are the pastors of our churches in America, in general, neglecting to address the obesity issue that our country is challenged with? My answer would be yes, otherwise research studies would not consistently show that people who attend church regularly are more obese than … [Read more...]
Adverse Childhood Experiences Affect Health – God, Faith and Healing
Almost 60% of American adults say they had difficult childhoods featuring abusive or troubled family members or parents who were absent due to separation or divorce. Nearly 9% say that while growing up they underwent five or more "adverse childhood experiences" (ACES) ranging … [Read more...]
More Fat in 2010 – Where is God in All This?
"The country’s obesity epidemic continues to worsen, as detailed in F as in Fat 2010: How the Obesity Crisis Threatens America’s Future. Adult obesity rates climbed in 28 states during the past year and now exceed 25 percent in more than two-thirds of the states, with rates … [Read more...]
Obesity and Diabetes Rates by Counties
Yesterday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report that reflects obesity and diabetes rates by counties. The estimates, in this week′s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, are the first to provide county–level snapshots of obesity across the … [Read more...]