Obesity: Modern Epidemic?

What about the strain on our Finances? Read this article: 
Plain and simple, Medicare and Medicaid spending would be 8.5 and 11.8 percent less in the absence of obesity. Obese people spend 42 percent more on healthcare than healthy weight people. 
Do we have a health crisis on our hands? How can we get healthier as a nation? Is the FDA responsible for the crap allowed in our food? And "mind your own business" or other choice words are not an intelligent response... Especially when as a taxpayer we are all funding these costs.. So it is everyone's right to have an opinion. What is yours? How do we get healthier?

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