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)