OBESITY CAUSES MAJOR HEALTH PROBLEMS (Top 5)
Type 2 Diabetes
Heart Disease & Stroke
Hypertension (High BP)
Obesity is expected to account for21% of nation’s direct health carespending by 2018.
By 2030, medical costs associated with treating preventable obesity-related diseases will increase by $48 billion up to $66 billion per year in the United States.
Loss in economic productivity willbe between $390 billion and $580billion annually by 2030.
*Source: ‘F as in Fat Report’ 2012* UnitedHealth Group