America’s youth deemed too FAT to fight — wars, crime or fires — as obesity epidemic spreads

There are more Americans alive today than at any time in our history: 323.1 million, according to the latest U.S. Census Figures from 2016. But as a percentage of the population, fewer American youth are physically capable of fighting in the nation’s wars, fighting crime or fighting fire, as evidenced by the growing number of young people … Continue reading America’s youth deemed too FAT to fight — wars, crime or fires — as obesity epidemic spreads

Obesity epidemic continues to ravage American youth: Nearly three-quarters aren’t eligible for military service

If you wanted to know just how bad America’s obesity epidemic has gotten, look no further than a just-released report that found 70 percent of American youth do not qualify for military service, mostly because they are too fat to fight. As reported by the Washington Examiner, the report notes that our obesity epidemic has reached new highs, costing Americans … Continue reading Obesity epidemic continues to ravage American youth: Nearly three-quarters aren’t eligible for military service