Obesity: Complex But Conquerable (Infographic)

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The United States faces an alarming obesity problem. We are quick to blame individuals for eating too much or exercising too little, but in truth, the causes are more complex and involve many factors.

1 out of 3 children are overweight or obese, 2 out of 3 adults are overweight or obese. $190.2 billion estimated annual cost of obesity-related illness, 21% of annual medical spending is on obesity-related illness.

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