Costs & Opportunities
Apparently, 50 % of in-patients in U.S. hospitals already weigh over 300 pounds.
A shorter life span for workers wouldn't hurt a job market that favours the young. But widespread health problems could hurt productivity
Obesity in America.org graphs the economic impact.
And CBN.com sees a business opportunity in servicing needs generated by it.
Before we get any negative feedback on 'exploiting suffering people,' that is NOT the purpose here.
Most of the great businesses of our world were created to serve a need of humanity. Well, here is a rapidly growing epidemic that is going to need many new products and services.