Data Derived from the US 1992 Health Abstract published by the US Department of Health. This data shows that Americans are both the most over-medicated and least healthy people on our planet.
|Malady||Number of Affected Americans|
|At least one chronic disease||49%|
|Children under 17 with at least one chronic disease||1/5|
|Those who will experience cardiovascular disease*||80%|
|Men who will die of cardiovascular disease*||more than 50%|
|First "symptom" of cardiovascular disease 50% of the time||death|
|Americans who will get cancer||30%|
|Cancer victim death rate||80%|
|Women who will get breast cancer||1 in 8|
|#1 cause of death to American Children||cancer - (juvenile cancer is extremely rare in most countries)|
|American adults affected by Rheumatism or Arthritis||77%|
|Bronchitis victims||12 million|
|High Blood Pressure||30 million|
|Chronic digestive disorders||50% of Americans|
|Persons with hemorrhoids||11.4 million|
|Insomniacs||50 million (consume 5 billion sleeping pills/year)|
|People with allergies||80 million|
|People with defective vision||60%|
|Hay fever||21 million|
|People with no teeth||31 million|
|Percent who are overweight||70-80% (and going up)|
*You can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by over 90% by eliminating all animal foods from your diet. (Most of the civilized world eats almost no animal based foods).
|Number of Affected Americans|
|Suffer from Migrane Headaches||10 million|
|Suffer hearing impairment||20 million|
|Obese Americans||80 million & climbing rapidly|
|Mentally Ill||20 million|
|Americans who have acne, eczema, warts, psoriasis, or rashes||160 million|
|Why are Americans so Unhealthy?||Number of Affected Americans|
|Number of Americans hooked on 1 or more drug habits||200 million|
|Number of Americans who drink alcohol||100 million|
|Chronic Alcoholics||15 million|
|Cigarettes Smoked Annually in USA||600 BILLION|
|Cups of Coffee Consumed Annually||250 BILLION|
|Americans addicted to refined sugar||95%|
|Average annual individual sugar consumption||125 lbs.|
|Increase in consumption of beef since 1900||50%|
|Increase in consumption of pastuerized* (enzymes are killed off) dairy since 1900||33% *baby calves fed pastuerized milk die within 3-6 months (yet this is "the perfect food?")|
|Increase in consumption of poultry since 1900||280%|
|Decrease in consumption of vegetables & fruits||More than 50%|
How Unhealthy are Americans in the 1990s?
The US Public Health Service says 3.5 million Americans are healthy! That is 1.5% of the entire US Population!
So, after wasting billions of your tax dollars on such agencies as the US Public Health service, our government gleefully declares that only 1.5% of Americans are healthy, 98.5% are unhealthy. Any business this dysfunctional would be out of business before they opened their doors!
Former US Surgeon General Everett Koop said "Our health care system is in crisis, bordering on chaos."
The fact is, we don't have a health care system. We have a disease care system and even that is failing...making most people even sicker or dead. Please, for the sake of your loved ones, take personal responsibility for your own health. Wrest back this responsibility from the government which has a 98.5% failure rate!
You, whether you accept responsibility for it or not, are fully in charge of your own health, well-being, and longevity. Good health is not rocket science. Its as simple as caring for your own body....it is not abrogating responsibility and running to a government-licensed witch doctor for the latest lotion or potion. I ask you: how do you want to be remembered by your children or loved ones? Their last impressions of you will be shaped by the care you take of yourself beginning today!
All data on this page taken from the 1992 Health Abstract published by the US Department of Health (a failed government enterprise).
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