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Why Americans Are Fat

Why Americans are Fat A double digit unemployment rate is scary for most Americans but it's not the only major crisis occur- ring in our country. A more shocking statistic is that two thirds of Americans are overweight and nearly half of those are considered obese. Sure, we all made fun of the fat kid in elementary school but chances are we will suffer the same blubbery fate soon enough. Here are the reasons why: Percent Obese 17% 20% 23% 26% 29% 32% ற்ப்ப்ப்மிற் Americans spend more than 67% of ALL Americans $110 billion on fast food annually. are OVERWEIGHT Americans consume The Chinese consume The differnce is equivelent to 3,767 calories daily on average 2,954 calories daily on average 19 slices of bacon Only 25% The average US person burns only The food industry spends 3 1850 calories $25 million out of 10 get the recommended amount of physical activity of US children watch more than 4 h ours On average, about 1900 calories of television a day less calories than it is neccessary to marketing unhealthy food to kids. maintain body weight **$$$$ Obesity Attributable medicare and medicaid expenditures total $39,030,000,000 in the United states. Sources: Center for Disease Control and Precention Weight of the World by Good Magizine Why are We Americans So Fat from The Huffington Post Super Size Me (2004) US Census Bureau WEIGHT LOSS

Why Americans Are Fat

shared by maggie on Apr 01
Americans just can't seem to stop stuffing their faces with greasy fast food. Obesity is skyrocketing and it doesn't look like shows like The Biggest Loser are going to go away any time soon. Two thir...


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