More than 86 percent of adults will be overweight or obese by 2030 with approximately 96 percent of non-Hispanic black women and 91 percent of Mexican-American men affected.
This would result in 1 of every 6 health care dollars spent in total direct health care costs paying for overweight and obesity-related costs.â€ť
Researchers estimate that children and young adults may have a shorter life expectancy than their parents if the obesity epidemic is left unaddressed.
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