When 86% of Americans have a chronic lifestyle illness, then the national security of the nation is at risk.
Every once in a while a report surfaces from the Pentagon or the C.I.A. which identifies key threats to the national security of the U.S. Some finger the obvious: dependence on foreign oil, for example, and dependence on foreign oil extracted from unstable regimes and regions.
Other official reports from the national security complex “surprise” by saying what the “conventional wisdom” has marginalized or rejected, for example, that climate change has the potential to threaten the national security of the U.S.
One obvious threat to national security that is never mentioned by the Pentagon, the C.I.A., the Mainstream Media or anyone else: systemic chronic ill-health resulting directly from “lifestyle” choices of diet and fitness.
….. The U.S….has crushing, seemingly intractable lifestyle-related health issues: 86% of Workers Are Obese or Have Other Health Issue Just 1 in 7 U.S. workers is of normal weight without a chronic health problem.
If you don’t think chronic ill-health is a threat to national security, please read on, starting with this slideshow map of the U.S. which depicts the obesity epidemic on a state-by-state basis…