Did you know that an estimated 41% of people — or about 100 million adults — currently face such debt, ranging from under $500 (16%) to $10,000 or more (12%), according to a report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
If we use $2,500 as a base level, 56% who carry medical debt owe below that amount and 44% owe that much or more.
Body weight is strongly correlated with the risk of various diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes. That means, the greater body weight, the greater the risk of suffering from one of those diseases.
Sickness and disease is very expensive.
The greatest investment you can make to minimize your future debt is in your health.
Exercise and nutrition are a safer investment than anything else.