In 1990 no state had an obesity rate above 15%
Annual health care for the obese is +$100 billion
Obesity is the #2 cause of preventable death
In the U.S., obesity ranks just behind tobacco smoking, and is attributed to over 350,000 deaths each year. That tops alcohol, infectious diseases, toxins, car accidents, firearm deaths, sexually transmitted diseases and drug abuse.
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Obese children are likely to live shorter lives
Our calorie consumption outpaces rest of world
Obesity reduces life expectancy
Obesity affects education
Only half of obese girls go to college. A study by the Sociology of Education, Using college enrollment as a measure of academic success, found that obese students had a worse experience at school than their thinner peers and were less likely to attend college, and that the effects of being overweight hurt girls far more than boys.
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3/4 of Americans eat fast food 1 a week
We have more McDonald's that any other country
We exercise less
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