Grim Obesity Prediction

Saturday, April 2, 2016

 

A new report is taking a hard look at where growing obesity rates around the planet are heading. And the news is especially bad for the United States. The obesity epidemic has become a global problem – And it’s much worse than many thought. According to a study published in the Lancet – 1 in 5 people around the world will be obese by 20-25. That breaks down to 18-percent of men and 21-percent of women. The study found over the past four decades global obesity has tripled for men and doubled for women. The United States has the largest percentage of its population being obese by 2025. More than one in four severely obese men and almost one in five women live in the US.

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