Obesity Problems Affecting US Military

US Military Faces Obesity TROUBLE

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New research shows that obesity has become a big problem in the U.S. military.

The study, which looked at the time period from February 2019 to June 2021, found that more than 10,000 troops are overweight. The research took place during most of the pandemic. Several things led to this discovery, but the lockdown and limited movement caused by the pandemic are the most important.

Many people’s best friends became their computers and cell phones, and as they gained followers, their bodies got bigger.

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Daniel Murillo, who is overweight, talked about how spending too much time on his laptop and being stressed out made him start eating in ways that aren’t good for military people.

Murillo’s physical condition was hurt by the fact that gyms were closed and there were no organized workouts. He also didn’t have the motivation to work out on his own. Now that Murillo is getting back in shape, he talked about what he went through, saying that the changes were clear and that his uniform got tighter.

The military is now fighting over how to get its troops fit again. The Marines and Navy have the highest rates of obesity, so this is a big issue. Members with this condition are more likely to get tired or hurt, and they may not be able to do their jobs.

The director of the Bethesda, Maryland center, Tracey Perez Koehlmoos, thinks it’s important to get the troops back in shape because almost a quarter of them are overweight.

“The Army and the other services need to focus on bringing the forces back to fitness,” Koehlmoos noted in his comment.

A report from Just the News says that the Army didn’t meet its recruiting goal for the first time in the past year. They were short by 15,000 recruits, which is a quarter of the goal.
Aside from the military, most Americans are overweight, and the U.S. is the 12th most obese country in the world.

A report from Just the News says that the Army didn’t meet its recruiting goal for the first time in the past year. They were short by 15,000 recruits, which is a quarter of the goal.
Aside from the military, most Americans are overweight, and the U.S. is the 12th most obese country in the world.

A report from Just the News says that the Army didn’t meet its recruiting goal for the first time in the past year. They were short by 15,000 recruits, which is a quarter of the goal.
Aside from the military, most Americans are overweight, and the U.S. is the 12th most obese country in the world.

According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, more than 2 out of 5 adults and almost 1 out of 5 children are overweight or obese. Also, the rate of obesity in the United States is over 35% in 19 states, up from 16 states in 2022.

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