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Trimming the Fat? The Weighty Issue of Obesity in the United States

For the first time in three decades, adult obesity rates in the United States have NOT increased. According to the F as in Fat 2013 report from Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, obesity rates among adults in every state except for Arkansas leveled out last year, and we've fallen to number 2 for obesity rates worldwide behind Mexico, which sports an adult obesity rate of 32.8 percent; our rate is 31.8 percent.   But that's pretty much where t… [Read More]
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