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 deathIn 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
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