Grim Video Timeline of the Rampant Spread of American Obesity


What are you seeing here? A video of the Center for Disease control’s last decade and a half of nationwide obesity studies. In 1985, our Center for Disease Control obesity map shows just a few states at a 10-14% obese population – but there are far more that simply provide no data at all. So, in 1995, when all states reported their “obesity levels,” the majority have a 10-14% obese population while a growing number are at 14-19%. Fast forward 14 years to 2009, and most of US has a 25% – ? obese population! Yeah! Why do I feel grossed out? Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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