America is facing a health crisis. Today, many Americans die and are disabled from health conditions that are greatly impacted by lifestyles. The United States has the highest rate of obesity in the world, with nearly a third of adults considered obese. Obesity is not just a physical problem but also leads to many other health issues such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and cancer. In addition, the United States has the highest rate of childhood obesity in the world.
Churches in the United States can help with solutions for many health problems Americans are facing. Relationship and caring for neighbors is a huge factor in support to those who are trying to make changes. Many churches even have the professionals acumen in their pews to create education around specific health challenges, as well as; walking clubs, healthy food cooking classes, one-day pop up health clinics, nurse navigation programs and prescription education programs. Whole Health has been doing this for over a decade, we can help your church start something today.