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Why are we American’s so Fat??

Our Fat Problem The United States has a serious fat problem, with more and more people falling in the overweight and “obese” category every year. Overweight is classified as having a BMI of between 25 and 29.9 while obese is 30 and higher. The result of an obese nation is that it puts a strain […]

Obesity and Age

When Do We Start Getting Fat? It’s clear that there is an obesity epidemic plaguing the United States today. Year after year more and more people are falling into the “obese” category with BMIs over 30. The question is, what age group is most affected and what can we do to curb this worrying trend? […]