Wednesday, July 12, 2006


Obesity in America

`Only 20 years ago, what you weighed was mainly your own concern. That was before statistics showed that six out of 10 adult Americans weigh too much, and 17 percent of American children and teens are overweight or obese, too.

With such a large percentage of the population weighing more than is healthy, the public health implications of being overweight have taken on greater importance.’

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