Obesity in the U.S.

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Obesity in the U.S.

Fighting the epidemic with proper diet and exercise

From 2009-2010, more than one-third of all American adults were obese, but no population in this country has a higher obesity rate than African-American women. A 2012 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that four out of five of us are overweight or obese. For ways we can combat this epidemic, see tips from the Infographic.