What does it Mean? Gluttony is consuming too much of something which might be good in moderation. but can be used about any material goods. . It most usually refers to food.

America is the fattest country in the world. •1/3 of all Americans suffer with Obesity •As of 2009 the Centers for Disease Control found that all 50 states in America passed the 20% marker for Obesity .The Worlds biggest Gluttons •According to the most recent study the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development .

adults are overweight or obese.6% were obese.S.5% of all Americans are either over weight or obese in the year 2012. . oAccording to BMI 33. o66.Gluttony in the US o2/3 of all U.9% Americans were overweight. and 32. oAbout a quarter to one third of all school age children struggle with being over weight.

Risk of being Obese An obese man compared to a healthy man •5X more likely to develop type 2 diabetes •3X more likely to develop cancer of the colon •More than 2 ½ X more likely to develop high blood pressure – a major risk factor for stroke and heat disease. An obese woman compared to a healthy woman •13X more likely to develop type 2 diabetes •More than 4X more likely to develop high blood pressure •More than 3X more likely to have a heart attack .

•Obesity is a clinical term used to describe excessive body fat associated with increased risk to health . cancer. •Being obese can increase the risk of diseases such as type 2 diabetes.Health issues from gluttony •More than 1. and heart disease.8 million people each year die as a result of being overweight or obese.4 billion adults are overweight and more than half a billion are obese •At least 2.

How much does America consume? In a year the average person consumes •200 pounds of meat •31 pounds of cheese •16 pounds of fish •415 pounds of veggies .

How much we eat compared to what we are supposed to eat •In total for a day a person should consume 5-7 ounces. or cheese •5-9 servings of vegetables •6-11 servings of grains. •2 -3 servings of milk. yogurt. •The average U.7 servings of fruits •Less than 2 servings .S citizen eats more than 9 ounces of meat a day •2 servings of dairy products •4.

000 fast food chains across the United States.Fast food •The average American eats fast food 4-5 times per week •25% of Americans eat fast food everyday. •There are close to 50. . •The average fast food meal has at least 550 calories.

000 calories a day.What we need vs what we have •The average American needs about 2. •The average person consumes 2.673 calories a day .

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