Between 1960 and 1980, there was only a minor increase in the number of peoples who were overweight or obese. Since 1980, however, not only has the percentage increased, but much of the increase is concentrated in the "obese" category, which grew by 60 percent between 1991 and 2000.
Diet pills are very tempting things if you want to lose weight, especially if you have tried several conventional weight loss diets without success. These pills are diet drugs. These pills are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration agency (FDA), their side effects are monitored and they may be advertised and prescribed for weight loss under certain condition and in certain pill-dosages. Examples of prescription diet pills include brands like: Meridia, Xenical, Adipex, Bontril, Didrex, Phentermine and Tenuate.
Saturday, November 29, 2008
Obesity rates are increasing dramatically. Obesity is widely recognized as a health risk. The negative effects of obesity and other known health risks, such as smoking, heavy drinking, and poverty, have been well documented. But until now, no one has compared them. Is one problem worse than another? Or are they all equally risky?
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