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One in three U.S. adults is obese: study

WASHINGTON — One in three American adults is obese, a national level that has stayed the same in recent years, said US data released on Tuesday. About one in six children and teenagers are also obese, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association report which showed that obesity…

One in three U.S. adults is obese: study

One in three American adults is obese, a national level that has stayed the same in recent years, said US data released on Tuesday. About one in six children and teenagers are also obese, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association report which showed that obesity remains a significant problem in US…

America slims down: more people have ‘normal’ BMI than ‘overweight’

For the first time in three years, the percentage of Americans falling into the “healthy weight” BMI range outnumbers the percentage in the “overweight” BMI range, according to new Gallup poll results. Overweight people in the 25 to 29.9 BMI range make up 35.8 percent of the population, while 36.6…

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