Currently, 1 in 3 adults are considered obese in the U.S. According to data from Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), adult obesity rates now exceed 35% in 12 states, 30% in 35 states and 25% in 48 states. Middle-aged adults and seniors have the highest obesity percentages of age groups in the U.S. as well.
As reported by the CDC, there are many risks of obesity including:
Signs of obesity can include: