An Epidemic of Obesity: U.S. Obesity Trends

In 1990, obese adults made up less than 15 percent of the population in most U.S. states. By 2010, 36 states had obesity rates of 25 percent or higher, and 12 of those had obesity rates of 30 percent or higher. (1) Today, nationwide, roughly two out of three U.S. adults are overweight or obese … Continue reading An Epidemic of Obesity: U.S. Obesity Trends