America’s Obesity Epidemic Is Worse Than Ever — Here’s Why

While most of us are preoccupied with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the obesity epidemic continues to pose a threat to the American people and the U.S. healthcare system.

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In 2008, roughly 16% of U.S. adults were “obese.” This isn’t a pejorative term, but rather a medical classification based on BMI. In other words, 16% of U.S. adults had a BMI of 30% or above in…