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Don’t Pass the Buck for the Obesity Epidemic

March 19th, 2010

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This piece was originally published on Huffington Post.

Despite the fact that Americans spend at least $30 billion a year on diet pills and weight-loss products, one-third of American adults are obese, while one third of children are obese or overweight. Obesity-related health problems account for $150 billion in medical spending a year–or nine percent of our nation’s total medical costs.

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