But it's not only
Nationwide, the numbers have spiked.
A study shows that 66% of Americans are overweight or obese.
Doctors say the first step in losing the weight is commitment.
The answer to why we become obese is very simple.
And Doctor Jawaid Kalim at
But you have to be willing to make a change in order to see results.
Dr Kalim explains if you look at Americans now, we're doing less and less activity.
He tells us there are many ways people can lose weight... diet and exercise are among them.
You can lose up to ten percent of excess body weight by eating healthier foods and engaging in activity alone.
But Dr Kalim says there are several health issues involved with being overweight, and those who are obese and overweight have a much higher chance of being diagnosed.