Sixty-nine percent of Americans are overweight or obese, according to the CDC. Weight-related problems are now the number one cause of death in the U.S. and the weight loss industry took in a reported $60 billion last year. Shelly Palmer, a tech reporter and author, was told by his doctor that if he didn’t lose weight he would end up dead. Read the full story and watch the video on Yahoo Finance
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.