With our busy life styles our meals have become an afterthought. With little time to prepare and so many easy outs for a quick and easy meal no wonder why we as a whole are becoming more unhealthy and over weight. This trend is not a good one and it does not seem to be stopping any time soon. A matter of fact it is picking up traction. Travis Stork, MD says the number of people with type 2 diabetes is expected to rise sharply during the coming decades. Unless we make some big changes to our diets and activity levels, by 2050, as many as one-third of adults will have type 2 diabetes (up from 8.3 percent today).

The call to action is very clear but will many people take this seriously? Sadly the answer is no. It is human nature to procrastinate and undermine. Putting off what needs to be done because of false emotions. I will get around to it when I get more time. What can I do about it any ways. The thing is you will never receive more time than the time you have now and by starting with you, you can change it. The change starts with you.

Losing weight is not going to always be easy. This is because it requires change. It is human nature to develop habits in every area of ​​life and your eating habits are no exception. There are many programs out there and guidelines you can follow for help. Do not let self-doubt discourage you. The only person that can change your future health is you so when others may criticize you for being on a 'deit' do not let that feed into your self-doubt bringing you down. Once you begin to lose weight and those that criticized you you will begin to realize that they wish they had what you got, courage.

At the beginning the only person to benefit may just be you. It's your future health and if everyone would begin to realize the health risks of unprompted quick and easy meals on the go is doing to their future health maybe they would reconsider. The little decisions by getting those unhealthy meals everyday is compounding into a very dangerous situation in years to come. Most deaths in America are linked to eating habits. That is more than car accidents and violence combined .

The situation is real, the call for action is there. It is up to you to make the uneasy decision to make a change. The change starts with you. Changing your eating habits. You know generally what healthy foods and unhealthy foods are but it is recommended that you seek guidance on this major change in your life. After all this is an important issue, this is your future.