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Philadelphia obesity help

  • How is obesity affecting Philadelphia?
  • What percentage of greater Philadelphia residents are either overweight or obese?
  • What are the health risks associated with being overweight or obese in Philadelphia?
  • what are the 50 different medical problems related to obesity?
  • What are the benefits of losing weight in Philadelphia?

Nationwide, about one in three adults are obese while another third are considered overweight. The city of Philadelphia is no exception to the obesity epidemic with similar number of people who are considered overweight or obese.

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Risk factors for obesity in Philadelphia

The top 12 risk factors for obesity in Philadelphia include

  1. Bad eating habits
  2. Lack of exercise
  3. Metabolic factors such as insulin resistance
  4. Nutritional deficiency
  5. Genetic factors
  6. Fast food consumption
  7. Sugary beverages
  8. Processed foods
  9. Lack of proper facilities for activities
  10. Poverty
  11. Stress
  12. Lack of proper sleep

What are the effects of obesity in Philadelphia?

Effects of Obesity On Health. Up to 50 different medical conditions are directly related to obesity including heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer.

According to the CDC, up to 35 percent of all adults have insulin resistance to the point of prediabetes! WHO classified Obesity as a medical condition and it is increasingly being recognized as a medical condition.

Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables

• Philadelphians’ consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables is poor with only 10.5% of all adults eating the USDA
recommended five daily servings.
Racial disparities in fruit and vegetable consumption in Philadelphia
White adults are more than twice as likely to eat five or more servings of fruits/vegetables, than Hispanics. Blacks and Hispanics have more difficulty accessing healthy foods compared to Whites in Philadelphia.
Fruits and vegetable consumption by children in Philadelphia
Children’s consumption of fruits/vegetables is equally poor with only 11.6% of Philadelphia children eating the recommended number of fruit/vegetables daily.
How can W8MD medical weight loss centers of America help?

As one of the nation’s leading insurance based medical weight loss and wellness programs that accepts health insurance for weight loss, W8MD Medical Weight Loss Centers Of America’s physician supervised medical weight loss and wellness programs can help.

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Insurance Physician Weight Loss Program Philadelphia

Insurance Physician Weight Loss Program Philadelphia

If you are overweight or obese in greater Philadelphia area looking for help losing weight, you may want to consider the unique W8MD medical weight loss program offered at Poly-Tech Sleep and W8MD medical weight loss centers. With offices in North East Philadelphia and King Of Prussia, accepting most insurances, losing weight has never been easy!
Locations for weight loss Philadelphia

Cities served for weight loss

Our weight loss center draws patients from far and near areas in Greater Philadelphia including King Of Prussia, Wayne, Warminster, Chester, Norristown, Exton, West Chester, Lansdale, Pottstown, Bensalem, Norriton, Phoenixville, Collegeville, Ardmore, Drexel Hill, Springfield, Darby, Horsham, Willow Grove, Abington, Doylestown, Jenkintown Camden, Darby, Pennsauken, Lansdowne, Audubon, Drexel Hill, Bellmawr, Cherry Hill, Ardmore, Springfield