Obesity Reaches Epidemic Levels in United States

February 14, 2015 12:17 PM

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Obesity Reaches Epidemic Levels in United States

Some experts have suggested that to reduce weight and to keep it in control, there is need for change in thinking. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has reported that obesity has reached epidemic levels in the US. The CDC has also reported that over one-third of the US adults are obese.

According to a new study, it has less to do with what is consumed and more to do with genetic makeup. The paper is published in the journal Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. The author of the paper has urged the health authorities to categorize obesity as a serious, chronic disease.

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