42% of American adults will be obese by 2030, study says

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 00:40 in Health & Medicine

Though the rate of the last 30 years has slowed, it's far from leveling off, and it's going to get expensive, say experts at the Weight of the Nation conference in Washington.The ranks of obese Americans are expected to swell even further in the coming years, rising from 36% of the adult population today to 42% by 2030, experts said Monday.

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