"Two thirds of Americans do not meet the health standards for military service.
People become obese because they eat more calories than they burn through physical activity.
There are three million new cases of obesity in the United States each year. The rate of obesity in children and adolescents has doubled in the past thirty years. In 1980 seven percent of children ages 6-11 were obese. In 2010 one in five children in the same age group were obese. Not overweight. Obese."