|Bariatrics and Bio-mechanics|
|Tuesday, 09 August 2011 15:47|
33.8% of adult Americans are obese. Centers for Disease Control, 2010
Ever notice that when people lose weight, their posture changes? Since weight loss is usually not evenly distributed, changes in body mass affects how the overall body balances, and Posture is HOW you Balance Your Body ( 2nd Posture Principle)
Weight management programs are big...and getting bigger for wellness professionals. Not surprisingly, as our collective waistlines grow, so does the market for helping people lose weight and manage their eating. And with over a third of US adults weighing in obese, they add $147 billion ( $1429. per obese person) to our healthcare costs, making it a problem with real health as well as economic consequences.