U.S. People Getting Fatter, Fast

August 25, 2005
BBC News

Americans are getting fatter at a rate never seen before, a report shows. In the past year, the adult obesity rate rose in 48 of America's states, and nationally from 23.7% to 24.5%, Trust for America's Health found. In 10 states, over a quarter of adults are now obese, despite campaigns and films such as Super Size Me alerting people to the dangers of over-eating.

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