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Tag Results for "Rate Of Obesity"

42% of Americans Could Be Obese by 2030: CDC

Stemming obesity rate might save an estimated $550 billion over two decades. If no action is taken to halt the rising obesity rate in the United States, 42 percent of the U.S. population could be obese by 2030, a new study warns. continue reading »

Are Global Market Forces Linked to Obesity Epidemic?

Countries with less-restrictive trade policies have more fast food, more weight gain, study finds. Nations with open trade policies have greater densities of fast food restaurants and higher rates of obesity than those with more trade controls, a new study has found. continue reading »