If the current trend continues, 57% of youths in the US could suffer from obesity by age 35, says a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The results showed that obesity will be a significant problem for most American children as they grow older. Of those predicted to have obesity as adults, half will develop it as children, according to the study simulations.
In order to break the trend, we must first admit that the current guidelines and strategies to handle the epidemic are NOT working. Secondly, we must start doing things differently.
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- The New England Journal of Medicine: Simulation of growth trajectories of childhood obesity into adulthood
- Harvard Gazette: Alarming obesity projections for children in U.S.
- USA Today: ‘Scary’ prediction for U.S. kids: 57% could be obese by age 35