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The Challenges of Obesity

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   “Obesity is a leading preventable cause of death worldwide, with increasing rates in adults and children.” Since 2013, obesity was classified as a disease by the American Medical Association. In 1997, the World Health Organization (WHO) recognized obesity as a global epidemic. “More than 35% of U.S. adults are obese, and more than 34% are overweight.” The rate of …