Numbers Don't Lie

Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Obesity epidemic of US

Americans spend around $50 billion every year trying to lose weight, 3 in 10 Americans belong to a gym or health club, still, 60% of the U.S. population aged 20 and older is obese, and almost 400,000 Americans die due to obesity every year.

Source: How We Get Fat , Socratic Technologies

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4 Comments:

Blogger Humour and last laugh said...

interestring.

8:20 PM

 
Blogger Sam said...

That...that... *takes a moment to get over a mild shock* That is a lot of money to talk about!

8:55 PM

 
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Regards

12:38 AM

 
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