Obesity and Food Product Labeling – Should more be done

Excerpts from a White House Post

“A focus on prevention will help us to combat diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure chronic illnesses that right now lead to seven of ten deaths in the United States and 75 percent of our national health care costs.

And it will help us tackle an issue that is dear to my heart – childhood obesity. As some of you know one of my top priorities as First Lady is the Let’s Move! campaign, where we have made it our goal to put a stop to the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so children who are born today grow up at a healthy weight.

Each of us needs to take responsibility for our own health and the health of our families, …. “

We agree with the White House’s position to some extent, that individuals need to take responsibility for our health and our families. At the same time, the consumers need support via stricter regulations regarding Food Products labeling. The Food labels should probably include remarks that

“Surgeon General has determined that Foods with very High Cholestrol and Fat content will lead to obesity and the onset of diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure”.

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