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Mar 30

A Healthy Shift Toward Community Compassion

Tyler Schmidt Posted by: Tyler Schmidt in Featured Blogs | Comment (1)
Tagged in: Obesity , nutritionist , health , Fitness , Exercise , dietitian

As the obesity epidemic hit America a couple decades ago, more research was being done in laboratories and studies across the nation. More and more money is being put into these studies in an attempt to determine the main causes that lead to obesity in our society.

Many people began taking an individual role and started seeking dietitians and nutritionists to help them adjust their diet regimen, which also coincided with a rise in the number of gym or fitness center memberships nationwide. The public appeared to be actively seeking ways to reduce their weight and move towards a healthy lifestyle. 


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