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Fat and Furious: The Rise of Obesity in the USA

We all know that Americans are getting fatter, but it’s still surprising
to see just how quickly we get fat.

The figure above, compiled using data from the Centers for Disease Control
(which began tracking the increase in obesity in the USA since 1985) shows
the rise of obesity in just four years.

Link – via Kevin Bonham’s article over at Science
in the News
and We,

Previously on Neatorama: The
United States of Fat: A Map of Obesity in the USA
| More about obesity

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January 15th, 2012

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