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April 08, 2016

Obesity Epidemic & Obamacare
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It’s no secret that the U.S. is facing an epidemic of obesity. Not only are today’s adults overweight, but medical costs related to healthcare is skyrocketing and right now Obamacare is on everyone’s mind due to the upcoming election. Join Valerie as she talks with Sam Jaoude, of Eatfitters.com, about the factors contributing to the obesity epidemic and how obesity drives higher health care costs. Then, Valerie will discuss the goals of the Affordable Health Care Act and whether or not Obamacare seems to be hitting those goals. It's going to be a thought provoking episode, so be certain to tune in!
Episode Segments:
 
The Obesity Epidemic
Sam Jaoude, of Eatfitters.com shares insights on how America's obesity epidemic got started, and how it is now driving up your health care costs.
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Understanding Obamacare
Valerie provides a summary of Obamacare, and what it's intentions were when it was created.
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Is Obamacare Working?
Valerie looks at the current state of Obamacare, what has worked and what hasn't.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Sam Jaoude
Sam Jaoude is the owner of Eatfitters, a pre-packaged, healthy meal option which is low in sodium and high in protein. With three locations in Houston, Sam prides himself on being a passionate advocate of wellness and nutrition in our city. Having himself undergone a true transformation after eating Eatfitters’ food, he now speaks to audiences around the city, including our youth, promoting the importance of good nutrition and healthy eating choices.

Eatfitters Website