Total Obese Americans to Reach 42%

Thursday, December 9, 2010 10:00
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It’s not the bubonic plague and you get it from cheeseburgers, not blood thirsty rats, but the United States is double-chin deep in an obesity epidemic.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity has grown dramatically over the past 20 years. Only Colorado and the District of Columbia have an obesity rate less than 20%.

But now researchers say total obesity in the U.S. will reach 42%.

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