We are more obese than we thought

August 23, 2012 | By | Reply More

According to Discover Magazine, a new more-accurate test for obesity results in the following conclusions:

  • There are 116 million women in the United States.
  • According to BMI guidelines, 41.3 million (35.5%) are obese.
  • Based on a new study, at least 74.5 million (64.1%) should be deemed obese.

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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