One of the biggest problems that we have in the United States of America is the problem of obesity. Two thirds of the United States of America is either obese or overweight. There are many reasons why there is obesity in the United States and they include the environment that we live, the amount of fast food that we eat, and the genetics of our parents. One way that we can better ourselves in our life eating habits is to follow the food pyramid.
Making sure you hit all the food groups when eating all of your breakfast, lunch, and dinner is very important. Eating fruits & vegetables, grains, meats, and dairy's is very important to make sure you get all the nutrients to contain a well balanced diet. Making sure you also get the right amount exercise everyday is very important. Getting sixty minutes of play a day is the recommended amount of exercise that every person should get in a days work.