Health Olympics


I got this in an email yesterday.  I don't post it as a warning.  I was just surprised and saddened at the spending per capita in debt and healthcare.  We should be doing better.

I am a voracious reader when it comes to faith, family and fitness and yesterday I read an article in the New York Times that I find disturbing. It is entitled, "China's Next Revolution Is in Fitness" which on the surface doesn't seem that interesting or significant but this line from the article does, "The government preaches that only a nation of strong bodies is truly strong." The Chinese government is telling its citizens to have strong bodies. My understanding is that in China, when the government tells you to do something, you do it.
Why is that so disturbing? Here are a few things that we should all know.
Here are some comparisons that we should think about: