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How many Adults in America are overweight ?

by TOREY RAY / January 14, 2010 9:06 AM PST

I just read the stats and i still don't believe it!

"An assessment by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found the obesity rate among Americans to be leveling off or even slowing down. But experts warn against premature celebration, as the country?s overweight/obesity level still sits at an unhealthy 68 percent of adults."

68% and it has gone down!

read more about this:

Is the US really this unhealthy

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overweight does not
by oldie and goody / January 14, 2010 11:55 AM PST

mean health problems.

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When I take a look around
by Dango517 / January 19, 2010 12:39 PM PST

I'd say I see about 85% or more and most of them have diabetes. I hope they get their numbers right soon.

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no diabetes here
by oldie and goody / January 19, 2010 1:09 PM PST

or any other problems related to weight.

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ah, the days of my youth
by James Denison / January 19, 2010 12:48 PM PST
In reply to: Don't forget the kids
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You must be in the tough love
by Dango517 / January 19, 2010 12:52 PM PST

camp. Maybe you should just say "no" to that double cheeseburger and fries. Grin

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Hey, I was a chubby
by Dango517 / January 19, 2010 6:20 PM PST

kid. I nearly forgot till you brought it up.

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As I recall, this recognition isn't new
by Steven Haninger / January 19, 2010 6:39 PM PST
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