Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:
Go
Search posts:

Stat!: Obesity’s a Problem…But Not for Me

Posted Nov 04 2009 10:05pm

Percent of overweight Americans: 32.7
Percent of obese Americans: 34+

Percent of Americans who say they are at a healthy weight: 66.6
Percent who think obesity isn’t a problem for their families or themselves: 49

Number of obesity-related deaths each year: 112,000

Number of Americans with type 2 diabetes: about 23.6 million
Number of Americans with “pre-diabetes”: 57 million

 

And now, with all that in mind, go check out the telling ad placement around Walgreen’s “Entire Meal for Only $10″ coupon, which Hemi recently wrote about in a great post over at Fooducate.

 

Sources: Reuters, McClatchy Newspapers, CDC (PDF) and NIH (PDF)


Bookmark and Share

Percent of overweight Americans: 32.7
Percent of obese Americans: 34+

Percent of Americans who say they are at a healthy weight: 66.6
Percent who think obesity isn’t a problem for their families or themselves: 49

Number of obesity-related deaths each year: 112,000

Number of Americans with type 2 diabetes: about 23.6 million
Number of Americans with “pre-diabetes”: 57 million

 

And now, with all that in mind, go check out the telling ad placement around Walgreen’s “Entire Meal for Only $10″ coupon, which Hemi recently wrote about in a great post over at Fooducate.

 

Sources: Reuters, McClatchy Newspapers, CDC (PDF) and NIH (PDF)


Bookmark and Share

Post a comment
Write a comment:

Related Searches