60 Minutes Interview

CBS ran a segment on 60 Minutes: Recognizing and Treating obesity as a disease, featuring Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford. The American Medical Association has recognized obesity as a disease since 2013. “The number one cause of obesity is genetics. That means if you were born to parents that have obesity, you have a 50-85% likelihood of having the disease yourself even with optimal diet, exercise, sleep management, stress management”.

Read the CDC report regarding the number of states with high rates of adult obesity doubling.