Where you live plays a role in your risk for obesity. Simply living in the United States makes a person more susceptible to obesity. The prevalence of obesity in America has risen dramatically over the past few years and continues to increase.
- According to the latest figures available, around one in three American adults (aged 20 and older) are obese (BMI over 30) -- up significantly from the early 1990s.
- The number of Americans aged 20 - 74 who were overweight or obese also increased...