American obesity: 42.4 percent
Quoting The State of Obesity 2020: Better Policies for a Healthier America,
The U.S. adult obesity rate stands at 42.4 percent, the first time the national rate has passed the 40 percent mark, and further evidence of the countryâ€™s obesity crisis. The national adult obesity rate has increased by 26 percent since 2008.
Some of the data:
Broken down by race and sex:
I’m not calling it a silver bullet, but teaching people the term doof to help differentiate food from doof, which would enabled them to eat more food, drop the doof, and become more fit.
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