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"Obesity is still a growing problem for American adults, CDC says"


"America’s obesity problem just keeps getting bigger.

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 37.7% of U.S. adults were obese as of 2014. That’s up from 34.9% two years earlier.

From 2011 through 2014, an estimated 36.5% of Americans ages 20 and older had a body mass index of at least 30, putting them over the threshold for obesity. The prevalence was higher for women (38.3%) than for men (34.3%), the CDC data show."

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Source-http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-american-adults-more-obese-20151112-story.html

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