“Typical American diets exceed the recommended intake levels or limits in four categories: calories from solid fats and added sugars; refined grains; sodium; and saturated fat”
“Only one in three adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week”
"Roughly 20% of Americans have a sleep disorder. Since 1985 the percentage of adults getting less than six hours sleep each night has increased by 31%.”
“In the United States, about 55 percent of adults said they had experienced stress during “a lot of the day” prior, compared with just 35 percent globally.”
“1 in 5 Americans rarely, if ever, feel close to others, and only about half, 53 percent, report having meaningful, in-person social interactions with friends or family on a daily basis.”
We know very well the staggering physical, emotional, social, and mental health statistics in America. We can also venture to understand why we have those statistics....