In the UK, 67% of men and 57% of women are overweight or obese, and in children the statistics are on the rise too: 26% of boys and 29% of girls.
Our society seems to be growing in size, quite rapidly. This is not news, and the statistics above did not ‘just happen’, the rates of obesity have been climbing for many years… So what’s been done about it?
91% of women surveyed on a college campus had attempted to control their weight through dieting. 22% dieted “often” or “always.”
Ah, of course – DIETING. The thing almost everyone has tried; the glamourized solution to global weight gain. So what exactly is this fabulous mechanism that promises to put an end to ‘fat’ and helps you say hello to toned figures? Well, diets come in lots of different types, forms and sizes. There is a huge variety, including things like:
All of the blogs on From Our Eyes have been written by young people. They are about the kind of issues and problems teenagers face on a constant basis, as well as worldwide epidemics that not only youth, but EVERYONE experiences day to day.