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Obesity Death Rate Now Approximates Smoking

Linking Big Food’s health impacts to those of cigarettes is based on the Center For Disease Control’s (CDC) analysis of our national weight gain. Our national weigh crisis is now a health epidemic. It is literally killing us. 300,000 Americans … Continue reading

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New CDC Report Documents Our Weight Crisis

The CDC’s most recent study documents how much weight we have gained since 1994. On average, white, non-Hispanic women have added almost 18 pounds while African American women have added 22 pounds. White, non-Hispanic men have added approximately 16 pounds … Continue reading

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Obesity Rate Growing Along With Diabetes

26 MILLION adults and children have diabetes in the United States. Diabetes is the underlying or contributing cause for a quarter million deaths a year. If you are looking for a reason for our high health care costs, look no … Continue reading

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