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Understanding the American Obesity Epidemic

Understanding the American Obesity Epidemic

Obesity — everyone knows it’s bad and that it’s everywhere.

Nearly 78 million adults and 13 million children in the United States deal with the health and emotional effects of obesity every day. The solution to their problem sounds deceptively simple — take in fewer calories a day, while cranking up the calorie-burning process with regular exercise.