Obesity Facts and Statistics and Why We Should Care
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Obesity Facts

Obesity impacts both quantity and quality of life 

And is associated with the leading causes of death in the United States

36.5 % of adults are OBESE

3 in 4 men (74%) are overweight or obese

Factoring in overweight weight status, 70% of adults are either overweight or obese

Blacks and Hispanics have the highest rates of obesity in the United States

On average obese individuals spend $1400 more on healthcare than normal weight individuals

The Good News

Weight Loss as small as 5-10 % is all it takes for medical improvements

5% weight loss is  enough to improve the following conditions 

Blood Pressure

High Cholesterol