Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Increases in Obesity and Overweight and associated health risks

reposted from: Scientific American Digital - October 2010

In 2008 compared to 1980 USA had many more adults and children who were obese and overweight with corresponding increases in Coronery Heart Disease, type 2 Diabetes (for overweight males double the risk), colon cancer and an x2-3 increase in risk of death if you are obese at 50.

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