American obesity: 42.4 percent

November 30, 2020 by Joshua
in Fitness, Nature

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 country’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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