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Friday
Jun212013

Gallup: obesity rate inches up

Good and bad news from a recent Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index Snapshot regarding adult obesity.

The good news: through June 20, there was a slight decline in the percentage of Americans who were considered overweight, 35.6% from 36.1% in 2012. 

The bad news: the obesity rate moved up from 26.2% in 2012 to 27.1% so far this year.

For more on the Gallup Snapshot, click here.

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