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Obesity and its complications are a worldwide epidemic
• The continuing epidemic of obesity in America could wipe out many of recent improvements in health within in the next 20 years. -MSNBC.com -
• About every fourth person in Earth is too fat. Obesity is fast becoming one of the world's leading reason why people die. - International Obesity Task Force -
• U.S. taxpayers paid $ 39 billion in 2003 to treat conditions attribute to obesity. - NY Times -
• Physical inactivity and being overweight account for more than 300.000 premature deaths annually in the U.S., second only to tobacco-related deaths. - CNN.com -
Overweight adults in the US.: 127 million
Obese adults in the US.:60 million
Severely obese adults in the US.: 9 million (2002)
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