US Obesity Rate Hit a New Record High in 2015

It’s still getting worse. A new Gallup poll shows that the obesity rate among US adults climbed to a new all-time high in 2015.

The Fiscal Times: US Obesity Rate Hit a Record High in 2015

This poll joins CDC data showing a new record in 2014, and NHANES surveys showing a record in 2013-2014 (the latest available numbers).

It’s safe to say that 30 years of low-fat and low-calorie advice has not solved the problem, neither has decades of promoting exercise as the solution. Time for a new approach?

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4 Comments

  1. Pierre
    OMG Look how people are clueless, they think it is the latest stage of evolution !

    "The shape of the future: Is obesity a crisis or just the latest stage of evolution?"

    http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/the-shape-of-the-future-is-o...

  2. Johanna
    In the article, there was also a link to another article about a study connecting obesity/gestational diabetes of the mothers to autism diagnoses of the children...
  3. chris c
    Was that photo from a dieticians' conference?
  4. Angels
    I dont think these people have been eating low fat or low sugar or counting calories somehow.

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