The Challenge of Obesity

100 million Americans are clinically obese, leading to so many health problems...and it’s preventable. Overeating, lack of exercise, and a complacent lifestyle are all things you can work on NOW to start down the path to a healthier YOU. Learn more in this episode of the High Plains Health Minute.

Almost one third of the entire US population is technically obese.  That's one out of every three men, women, and children in this country.  And if you just look at adults, the stat is even higher.  On this episode of the High Plains Health Minute, Lacey and Keith Meeks talk about obesity.  Why are the numbers so high?  What can we do to change it?  What are the major negative effects of obesity on your health, on your well-being, and on your wallet? 

To learn more about Lacey Meeks with Farwell Family Healthcare and Amarillo Family Healthcare, or to set up an appointment with one of their qualified healthcare providers, call 806-481-7000 or visit or

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