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Did You Know?…

Within the first two weeks of a diet, 25% will give up on their weight loss goals.

Did You Know?…

About 65% of individuals who are successful at meeting health goals will lose their progress made within 1-5 years.

Did You Know?…

Losing weight is consistently one of the top resolutions that are made each new year.

Did You Know?…

Achieving health goals can help to prevent chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure/hypertension, stroke, diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, some types of cancer, depression and anxiety, sleep disorders, and chronic pain.

Did You Know?…

8 out of 10 dieters try to lose weight on their own without any support system.

Key Findings

Market Research


Missouri is one of the heaviest
states in the country, with 35% of adults obese and 31% of children ages 10-17 overweight or obese.

Physically inactive adults

The percentage of adults who is 30.6% when compared to the
National average of 26.4% physically inactive adults.

Chronic Disease

In Missouri, about 95% of are physically inactive in Missouri adults over 65 had at least one chronic disease of the 13
most common chronic co-morbidities.

  • Missouri is considered one of the highest
    rates of obesity, physical inactivity, and
    chronic disease.
  • More than 80% of adults over 65 have atleast 2 co-morbidities and 65% had atleast three.
  • The projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in Missouri is $828 billion.
  • Obesity rates for Stone County are
    32.5% and Taney County 31%.
  • Costs associated with physical inactivity account for more than 11% of total health care expenditures.
  • The medical costs associated withobesity among adults is estimated at$147 billion dollars.

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