The modern world is very different from the way things used to be. Where we used to thrive by eating everything we could find, we are now hurting ourselves with the same behavior.
This poses a lot of challenges for mankind. If we don’t change, we are literally going to eat ourselves to death. The numbers on obesity and overweight people should not come as a surprise to anybody that wasn’t living under a rock.
But the fallout, in terms of related diseases, is still to come. Most real problems only materialize over the years. But we can be sure that they are coming. Read our article on the dangers of obesity to find out exactly what those problems are.