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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obesity_in_the_United_States

Obesity in the United States has been increasingly cited as a major health issue in recent ... The United States contains one of the highest percentage of obese people in the world. Obesity has led to over 100 preventable deaths each year in  ...

www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-statistics/overweight-obesity

For most people, BMI is related to the amount of fat in their bodies, which can raise the risk of many health problems. A health care professional can determine if ...

www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/obesity-overweight.htm

May 3, 2017 ... Percent of adults aged 20 and over with obesity: 37.9% (2013-2014); Percent of adults aged 20 and over with overweight, including obesity: ...

www.healthdata.org/news-release/vast-majority-american-adults-are-overweight-or-obese-and-weight-growing-problem-among

SEATTLE—The highest proportion of overweight and obese people – 13% of the ... American men had slightly higher rates of being either obese or overweight.

www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/12/01/nearly-half-of-americas-overweight-people-dont-realize-theyre-overweight

Dec 1, 2016 ... In 1990 (not that long ago, all things considered), about 56 percent of Americans qualified as obese or overweight, according to the CDC.

www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs311/en

Globally there are more people who are obese than underweight – this occurs ... NCDs by 2025 and a halt in the rise of global obesity to match the rates of 2010.

www.cnbc.com/2017/06/12/more-than-2-billion-people-are-overweight-or-obese-worldwide-says-study.html

Jun 12, 2017 ... More than 2 billion people around the world are either overweight or obese, ... Egypt has the highest percentage of obese adults; U.S. has the ...

www.webmd.com/diet/news/20100210/percentage-of-overweight-obese-americans-swells

Feb 10, 2010 ... 59.2% of obese Americans exercised at least one day per week, compared to 69.9% of overweight people, and 73.8% of normal-weight people ...

www.foxnews.com/health/2014/05/29/30-percent-world-is-now-overweight-or-obese-no-country-immune.html

May 29, 2014 ... Researchers found more than 2 billion people worldwide are now overweight or obese. The highest rates were in the Middle East and North ...