Nearly Half Of Americans Will Be Obese By 2030

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About 32 million more Americans will become obese by 2030, upping obesity rates to 42 percent of the U.S. population, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

These findings are even worse for Blacks, since they, particularly Black women, already have the highest rates of being overweight or obese compared to other groups.

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The report also predicts that the proportion of Americans who are severely obese, meaning more than 100 pounds overweight, will reach 11 percent, about double the current rate.