Adult obesity in US ‘unacceptably high,’ report finds

September 4, 2014
AFP World News

The problem is particularly acute among the poor and in the African-American community, said the "State of Obesity" report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Trust for America's Health.
"Obesity rates are unacceptably high, and the disparities in rates are profoundly troubling," said Jeffrey Levi, executive director of TFAH.

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