Study Shows U.S. Obesity Rates Increasing

June 30, 2010
Christian Broadcasting Network


Obesity rates in the U.S. are still rising, according to a new health study that says obesity rates increased in 28 states last year.

Two-thirds of the states have adult obesity rates above 25 percent and eight states have obesity rates over 30 percent.

The survey also says that 84 percent of parents believe their children are at a healthy weight. But nearly a third of American children and teens are actually considered obese or overweight.


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