Staggering Statistic: In 15 Years, Obesity Will Be Normal

Last Update: August 10, 2023

With more fast food restaurants and drive-throughs popping up every day, and eating habits continuing to spiral out of control, Americans aren’t getting any closer to controlling the obesity epidemic.

In fact, research shows that if we continue on the path we’ve started down, the United States will become even more overweight.

Experts predict that by 2030, half of all adults in the United States will be obese. That’s approximately 115 million people.

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Annalise Mantz

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