obesity in America: holding steady?

I recently reported on declining obesity rates among children, particularly in low-income households as reported by the Centers for Disease Control.  But data that went relatively unnoticed was that adulty obesity rates in the United States have come to a relative plateau.

Don’t start cheering yet.  As you can see from the chart below from The Economist, we still have a LONG way to go in this epidemic.

obesity in america


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