Obesity is a globally growing problem. Obesity in the United States has been increasingly cited as a major health issue in recent decades. While many industrialized countries have experienced similar increases, obesity rates in the United States are among the highest in the world. One out of every three Americans is now considered to be obese. During the early 21st century, America often contained the highest percentage of obese people in the world.

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