Obesity is that bogeyman who lurked in the shadows for years but is, now, openly raging through the United States, ravaging individuals, destroying families. Today, nearly 38% of adults are classified ‘obese, and another 33% as ‘overweight’. And, obesity figures are slated to touch 50% by 2050. That’s scary!
What is worse, this epidemic is resulting in a run on the US coffers of many hundred billion dollars, funds that could be better spent on other productive areas. This infographic presents some frightening obesity-related statistics. It’s time we sat up and took note!
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