Infographic: Obesity in America

Infographic: Obesity in America

Anthony Gucciardi
May 20, 2011

With obesity on the rise in the United States, a number of things are changing. Not only are portion sizes growing astronomically along with artificial sweetener consumption, but society is changing as well. Take a look at the informational photo (an “infographic”) and take in the astounding statistics about obesity in America. Click for a larger size.

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); U.S. Census Bureau; “A Heavy Burdon,” George Washington University, 2010; “Why Are We So Fat?,” National Geographic, August 2004, Volume 206, Issue 2

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