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The World of Obesity

OBESITY the World Sources: LA Times, CDC, NHS World Obesity Rates 4444 28 28 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 15 15 14 13 12 11 109 8 1 6 54 3 2 Obese ןחיש ןוחןה ןחקחוחהחק"וחוהזח הקיחקחקחלהרחקזה | הקח , הקה הקחי mimimi 3.2% 3.2% 7.7% 8.3% 8.5% 9.1% 9.4% 9.5% 9.7% 10% 11.7% 12% 12.4% 12.8% 12.8% 12.9% 13% 13.1% 14.3% 14.8% 18.4% 18.8% 20.9% 21.7% 21.9% 22.4% 23% 24.2%30.6% 14.1% Weighted average: (*BMI greater than or equal to 30, or about 30 lbs overweight for 5'4" person) Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults ND North Dakota WA MT ME Maine Washington Montana Minnesota WI Wisconsin VT Vermont NH New Hampshire SD South Dakota MI Michigan NY OR Oregon ID WY New York MA Massachusetts Idaho Wyoming IA Iowa RI Connecticut Rhode Island CT - No Data NE PA Pennsylvannia - Less than 10% - 10%-14% Nebraska IL OH NJ New linois IN Ohio rsey Jersey Indiana NV Nevada West Virginia CO MD UT MO Missouri VA Maryland DE Colorado KS Delaware Utah Kansas Kentucky Virginia %3D NC TN Tennessee North Carolina -15%-19% CA OK AR - Greater than or equal to 20% California SC South Carolina NM Oklahoma Arkansas AZ New Mexico AL Alabama GA Georgia Arizona MS Mississippi TX Texas LA 2009. Louisiana HI Hawaii FL Florida in - 20% to 24% - 25% to 29% - Greater than or equal to 30% AK Alaska Greater than or Less than 10% equal to 20% No Data 10%-14% 15%-19% Alaska Alabama linois Arkansas Arizona Indiana ME VT NH Colorado California Iowa ND MN MT NY Delaware Kentucky •Obesity: WA WI MI Connecticut SD CT RI Michigan PA Kansas Florida LA ID WY он MD DE P VA OR NE IL IN wV Louisiana Georgia Minnesota мо KY Mississippi Hawaii Missouri Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or higher. KS NC UT TN NV Nevada Idaho Nebraska Ок AR SC New Jersey Maine North Carolina AL GA NM MS Vermont Maryland North Dakota TX LA Wyoming Massachusetts Ohio FL Montana Oklahoma New Hampshire Oregon Pennsylvania South Carolina New Mexico New York •Body Mass Index (BMI): Rhode Island Tennessee South Dakota Texas HI AK Alaska Utah Virginia Washington West Virginia A measure of an adult's weight in relation to his or her height, specifically the adult's weight in kilograms divid- ed by the square of his height in meters. Wisconsin 1989 Less than 10% Greater than or equal to 20% No Data 10%-14% 15%-19% or her Arizona Alaska Alabama ND Colorado California Arkansas WA MT ME MN VT NH Georgia linois SD WI Connecticut Delaware NY OR ID Wy CT R Massachusetts Florida TA NE PA он Montana Hawaii Iowa IN мо MD DE NV UT Co wv KS VA New Hampshire Kentucky KY Idaho TN NC CA ок AR Indiana Louisiana NM SC Kansas Michigan AZ AL MS GA Maine Mississippi TX LA Maryland Missouri Minnesota Nebraska FL New Jersey North Carolina New Mexico North Dakota New York Oklahoma HI Nevada South Carolina Ohio Tennessee AK Alaska Oregon Texas Pennsylvania West Virginia Rhode Island South Dakota Utah 1999 Vermont Virginia Washington Wisconsin Wyoming Greater than or equal 15%-19% 20%-24% 25%-29% to 30% ME ND NH MA MN Colorado Alaska Arizona Alabama MT NY WA WI MI SD CT Washington D.C. California Delaware Arkansas PA IA WY он Connecticut Florida Kentucky ID MD VA WASHINGTON D.C. OR NE IL IN wV MO Hawaii Georgia Louisiana KY CO KS NC UT TN Idaho llinois Mississippi NV AR Ок SC Massachusetts Indiana Missouri AL GA NM MS Minnesota Iowa Oklahoma AZ Montana Kansas Tennessee TX LA New Jersey Maine West Virginia FL Maryland Michigan New York Oregon Rhode Island Nebraska Utah Nevada Vermont New Hampshire AK Alaska Virginia New Mexico Wyoming North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Pennsylvania South Carolina 2009 South Dakota Texas Washington Wisconsin fast food is as addictive to the human Some body as heroin. The average American eats 4 helpings of fast food French fries and 3 fast food hamburgers every week! say 00 KFC'S DOUBLE DOWN by The Double Down weighs in at 540 calories, 32 grams of fat and -- hold on -- 1,380 milligrams of sodium. KFC offers a grilled version that mysteriously is just as bad and has more sodium: 460 calories, 23 grams of fat and 1,430 milligrams of sodium. KFC Average Daily Calorie Intake by Country 1500 Congo - 1,800 Ethiopia If Americans continue to pack on obesity Cal pounds, will cost the USÁ about $344 billion in medical-related expenses by 2018. - 1,880 Angola - 1,940 Rwanda -3,760 America United States Mexico United Kingdom Slovakia Greece Australia New Zealand Hungary Luxembourg Czech Republic Canada Spain Ireland Germany Portugal Finland Iceland Turkey Belgium Netherlands Sweden Denmark OBESE Japan Korea, South

The World of Obesity

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A look at obesity around the world. Fast food is everywhere, and it's been called as addictive as heroin.




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