It's a fact: Only 12% of adults and 2% of children eat a healthy diet consistent with federal nutrition recommendations. While obesity may increase your risk of developing cancer, it is also known to impact certain GI disorders including worsening symptoms of GERD and increasing the risk of developing gallstones. Improve your health by developing a healthy lifestyle that includes a well-balanced diet and exercise. Before starting any new routine, consult with your physician. ACG is pleased to co-chair the Healthcare Advisory Group for the Campaign to End Obesity. Learn more obesity facts here.