America’s Obesity Epidemic Hits a New High – NBC News

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show the obesity epidemic in the US is getting worse, NBC News reports.

Source: America’s Obesity Epidemic Hits a New High

If you add the fat people to the obese people, more than two thirds of the US population is overweight. Politicians are wary of upsetting overweight voters, so expect America to just keep getting fatter. Presumably, there’s a point where the social and economic cost of obesity to the US becomes a national crisis?

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