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Missouri is a state in the United States. As per 2010 census, Missouri has an an estimated total population of 5,988,927 of which adults age 18 and over comprise of 76.2%.

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Adult Overweight and Obesity Overweight and Obesity in Missouri

Dietary Behaviors

  • 27.3% of adults reported having consumed fruits at the recommended level of 2 or more times per day.
  • 23% of adults reported having consumed vegetables at the recommended level of 3 or more times per day.

Physical Activity

  • 45.3% of adults achieved at least 300 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic Physical Activity or 150 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity (or an equivalent combination).
  • 26.7% of Missouri’s adults reported that during the past month, they had not participated in any Physical Activity.

Adolescent Overweight and Obesity Overweight and Obesity

  • 14.4% were overweight (≥ 85th and < 95th percentiles for BMI by age and sex, based on reference data).
  • 14.4% were obese (≥95th percentile BMI by age and sex, based on reference data).

Unhealthy Dietary Behaviors

  • Fruit consumption: 72.2% ate fruits or drank 100% fruit juice less than 2 times per day during the 7 days before the survey (100% fruit juice or fruit).

• Vegetable consumption: 85.7% ate vegetables less than 3 times per day during the 7 days before the survey (green salad; potatoes, excluding French fries, fried potatoes, or potato chips; carrots; or other vegetables).

  • Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: 31.5% drank a can, bottle, or glass of soda or pop (not including diet soda or diet pop) at least one time per day during the 7 days before the survey.

Physical Activity

'Achieved recommended level of activity’

  • Only 26.7% were physically active for a total of at least 60 minutes per day on each of the 7 days prior to the survey.
  • Participated in daily physical education: 33.1% of adolescents attended daily physical education classes in an average week (when they were in school).
  • No activity: 14.7% did not participate in at least 60 minutes of Physical Activity on any day during the 7 days prior to the survey.
  • Television viewing time: 32.4% watched television 3 or more hours per day on an average school day.


What went wrong with our diet?

Instead of blaming the victim for obesity, or yourself for obesity, it is important to understand what drives the weight gain, such as insulin resistance that affects up to 71 percent of the entire population out of which 35 percent already have metabolic syndrome.

Confusing choices

With over 20,000 books written on this topic with so much misleading information, let a trained practicing weight loss physician, Dr Prab R. Tumpati,MD educate you on the true science and art of obesity medicine.

Why the food pyramid failed?

The now withdrawn and failed food guide pyramid was a disaster as it advocated a low fat, but glycemic diet that leads to increased risk of insulin resistance which in turn causes weight gain.

Metabolic starvation in the obese

Most people that gain weight are not on a mission to gain weight intentionally. It is the paradoxical metabolic starvation that happens in the obese due to insulin resistance with a compensatory increase in the anabolic hormone called insulin that drives weight gain, hunger and metabolic starvation leading to food cravings, and weight gain!

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County obesity statistics - Missouri

State County Obesity percent (men) Age-adjusted obesity percent (men) Percent obesity (women) Age-adjusted percent (women)
Missouri Adair County Obesity 30.6 30.6 30.3 30.6
Missouri Andrew County Obesity 29.6 29.1 28.3 28
Missouri Atchison County Obesity 29.7 29.3 28.3 28.3
Missouri Audrain County Obesity 29.3 29.1 29.6 29.8
Missouri Barry County Obesity 30.4 30.1 29.2 29.3
Missouri Barton County Obesity 31.5 31.2 30.4 30.3
Missouri Bates County Obesity 33.3 33.1 32.8 33
Missouri Benton County Obesity 35 35.3 34.6 35
Missouri Bollinger County Obesity 35.8 35.5 35.5 35.5
Missouri Boone County Obesity 25.7 25.7 25.7 25.6
Missouri Buchanan County Obesity 38.4 38.2 38.2 38.7
Missouri Butler County Obesity 33 33 32.7 32.7
Missouri Caldwell County Obesity 36.7 36.6 36.5 36.5
Missouri Callaway County Obesity 34.4 33.8 34.8 34.4
Missouri Camden County Obesity 29.9 29.8 28.8 28.5
Missouri Cape Girardeau County Obesity 28 27.8 26.2 26.2
Missouri Carroll County Obesity 32.7 32.6 30.5 30.6
Missouri Carter County Obesity 33.3 33 32.3 32.2
Missouri Cass County Obesity 33.4 33.1 32.9 32.7
Missouri Cedar County Obesity 31.7 31.9 30.9 31.6
Missouri Chariton County Obesity 32.4 32.3 31.4 31.8
Missouri Christian County Obesity 30.4 30 28.4 28.2
Missouri Clark County Obesity 33.8 33.7 32.9 32.8
Missouri Clay County Obesity 29.4 29 27.5 27.1
Missouri Clinton County Obesity 32.7 32.4 31.7 31.4
Missouri Cole County Obesity 31 30.5 29.7 29.4
Missouri Cooper County Obesity 29.5 29.3 29 28.8
Missouri Crawford County Obesity 32.9 32.7 31.8 31.8
Missouri Dade County Obesity 32.4 32.2 31.6 31.7
Missouri Dallas County Obesity 33.4 33.2 32.4 32.4
Missouri Daviess County Obesity 31.7 31.7 30.4 30.4
Missouri DeKalb County Obesity 35.9 35.3 34.5 34.7
Missouri Dent County Obesity 34.6 34.5 34 34.2
Missouri Douglas County Obesity 32.4 32.3 31.6 31.7
Missouri Dunklin County Obesity 35.7 35.6 35.4 35.8
Missouri Franklin County Obesity 34.8 34.2 34.2 34
Missouri Gasconade County Obesity 31.4 31.3 30.1 30
Missouri Gentry County Obesity 34.4 34.6 32.3 32.8
Missouri Greene County Obesity 29.7 29.5 29.2 29.3
Missouri Grundy County Obesity 33.2 33.2 31.8 32.3
Missouri Harrison County Obesity 32.4 32.3 30.6 31
Missouri Henry County Obesity 33.4 33.6 32.8 33.1
Missouri Hickory County Obesity 33.2 34.1 33.3 34.2
Missouri Holt County Obesity 30.5 30.3 28.8 28.9
Missouri Howard County Obesity 31.7 31.5 31.5 31.4
Missouri Howell County Obesity 29.9 29.8 28.8 28.8
Missouri Iron County Obesity 31.7 31.3 30.2 30
Missouri Jackson County Obesity 30.3 29.8 33.6 33.5
Missouri Jasper County Obesity 32.8 32.6 32.4 32.4
Missouri Jefferson County Obesity 36 35.2 34.2 33.9
Missouri Johnson County Obesity 32.5 32.4 32.5 32.5
Missouri Knox County Obesity 33.4 33.3 32.4 32.8
Missouri Laclede County Obesity 32 32.1 31.9 31.9
Missouri Lafayette County Obesity 31.8 31.4 30.4 30.5
Missouri Lawrence County Obesity 30.9 30.7 29.3 29.3
Missouri Lewis County Obesity 34.8 34.7 34.1 34.3
Missouri Lincoln County Obesity 36.3 35.6 36.7 36.2
Missouri Linn County Obesity 36.4 36.8 34.6 35.3
Missouri Livingston County Obesity 28.6 28.6 27.7 27.9
Missouri McDonald County Obesity 31.4 31.1 32 31.8
Missouri Macon County Obesity 31.1 31 30.7 30.9
Missouri Madison County Obesity 36.1 36.1 35.9 36.3
Missouri Maries County Obesity 31.4 31.2 30.2 30.1
Missouri Marion County Obesity 28.9 28.5 27.8 27.8
Missouri Mercer County Obesity 32.7 32.5 32.2 32.5
Missouri Miller County Obesity 35.5 35.3 34.4 34.4
Missouri Mississippi County Obesity 33.5 33.2 33.7 33.9
Missouri Moniteau County Obesity 32 31.6 30.6 30.5
Missouri Monroe County Obesity 32.6 32.4 31.6 31.5
Missouri Montgomery County Obesity 31.8 31.5 30.6 30.6
Missouri Morgan County Obesity 29.1 29.1 27.9 27.9
Missouri New Madrid County Obesity 32.9 32.7 33.4 33.4
Missouri Newton County Obesity 32.2 31.8 32.3 32.2
Missouri Nodaway County Obesity 30.7 30.8 29.8 30.2
Missouri Oregon County Obesity 32.6 32.4 31.9 31.9
Missouri Osage County Obesity 29.7 29.2 28.6 28.5
Missouri Ozark County Obesity 29.7 29.8 28.8 28.8
Missouri Pemiscot County Obesity 34.6 34.3 36.1 36.1
Missouri Perry County Obesity 33.1 32.7 32.3 32.2
Missouri Pettis County Obesity 33 32.7 31.9 31.9
Missouri Phelps County Obesity 32.8 32.7 32.7 32.8
Missouri Pike County Obesity 33.4 33.1 32.8 32.8
Missouri Platte County Obesity 29.1 28.5 29.4 28.9
Missouri Polk County Obesity 34.2 34.2 33.9 34.1
Missouri Pulaski County Obesity 33.5 33.5 35.5 35.3
Missouri Putnam County Obesity 30.1 30.1 28.9 29.1
Missouri Ralls County Obesity 32.6 32.2 32 31.6
Missouri Randolph County Obesity 34.4 34 34.1 34.2
Missouri Ray County Obesity 31.7 31.1 30.9 30.7
Missouri Reynolds County Obesity 34.9 34.9 34.7 35.1
Missouri Ripley County Obesity 34.1 34.4 33.5 33.5
Missouri St. Charles County Obesity 30.3 29.7 30.8 30.5
Missouri St. Clair County Obesity 34.2 34.3 32.9 33.3
Missouri Ste. Genevieve County Obesity 29.4 28.8 27.9 27.6
Missouri St. Francois County Obesity 32.5 32.2 31.4 31.6
Missouri St. Louis County Obesity 28.1 27.3 28.5 28.3
Missouri Saline County Obesity 33.8 33.7 33.7 34.1
Missouri Schuyler County Obesity 31.7 31.8 30.2 30.5
Missouri Scotland County Obesity 35.7 35.8 35.3 35.9
Missouri Scott County Obesity 32.3 31.9 32.2 32.1
Missouri Shannon County Obesity 36.5 36.1 36.7 36.7
Missouri Shelby County Obesity 31.9 31.8 31.6 32.1
Missouri Stoddard County Obesity 33.6 33.5 32.4 32.6
Missouri Stone County Obesity 31.4 31.7 30.4 30.5
Missouri Sullivan County Obesity 30.7 30.4 29.6 29.8
Missouri Taney County Obesity 31.6 31.6 31 31.2
Missouri Texas County Obesity 33.7 33.6 33.9 33.9
Missouri Vernon County Obesity 31.1 30.7 30.3 30.2
Missouri Warren County Obesity 32 31.7 30.9 30.7
Missouri Washington County Obesity 33 32.6 32.1 31.9
Missouri Wayne County Obesity 28.6 28.5 26.7 26.5
Missouri Webster County Obesity 32.7 32.2 31.8 31.7
Missouri Worth County Obesity 30.8 30.6 28.8 29.2
Missouri Wright County Obesity 35 35 34.4 34.4
Missouri St. Louis city 30 29.6 35.6 35.5

Causes of weight gain in Missouri

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  • Up to 70 percent of the population in the United States deals with being overweight or obese
  • 35 percent of all adults, according to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are prediabetic and have significant insulin resistance while another 36 percent have some signs of insulin resistance
  • Diabetes has increased by over 500 percent in the last 50 years or so and now affects 8 percent of the population.

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The top causes of weight gain in Missouri include the following:

  • Insulin resistance - use this free w8md medical weight loss centers of America's tool to check if you might be insulin resistant that causes your weight gain, especially in the tummy!
  • Sleep disorders and weight gain are bidirectionally related where sleep problems lead to weight gain and weight gain in turn leads to sleep problems.
  • Nutritional deficiencies are an important cause of weight gain in Missouri.

Weight loss options in Missouri

In order to lose weightt, understand the proven options to lose weight in Missouri including the following.

  • Physical Activity for weight loss which only works in combination with diet as exercise on its own is shown to be pretty useless for weight loss since exercise stimulates appetite and builds heavier muscle tissue thereby negating any weight loss with calories burned. However, a combination of low calorie diet and exercise, or diet alone would work for weight loss but not exercise alone.

Missouri weight loss doctor

Dr. Prab R. Tumpati, is a board certified physician with experience and training in the field of obesity medicine in addition to training in sleep medicine and internal medicine. As the founder of WikiMD, and W8MD medical weight loss centers of America, Dr. Tumpati is familiar with the concepts, science, and art of weight loss medicine. Physicians practicing in Missouri interested in adding a W8MD medical weight loss program are welcome. Using telemedicine for weight loss for remote areas to provide obesity counseling and dietary, and weight loss coaching is a true miracle for many struggling to lose weight.

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Diet for weight loss in Missouri

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Exercises for weight loss in Missouri

Although exercise and Physical Activity is important for losing weight fast in Missouri, it is important to understand it only works if used in combination with a reduced calorie diet for weight loss. Research shows that for exercise-and-weight-loss/ weight loss, exercise alone is not a very useful tool for weight loss as exercise has a stimulating effect on weight loss, and it builds heavier muscle thereby compensating for any weight loss with burning of calories with exercise. Understand the role of exercise for weight loss in this youtube video from 52 weeks of weight loss and wellness video series.

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