Health industry booming, but the weight is staying on

Photographer: Matthew Henry

Photographer: Matthew Henry


“Between Soul Cycle, Fitbit, Whole30 diets and social media health gurus, the health and wellness industry is booming — but Americans are more likely to be obese today than ever before,” wrote Stef W. Kight for Axios on October 22, 2018.

Kight continued, “The problem: Despite promises made by gyms and fitness programs, physical activity does little to help people lose weight, says Ashkan Afshin from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. And Americans’ diets are still terrible.”

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