Adult obesity in United States
About 35.9% (2009-2010) percent of adults age 20 years and over who are obese according the Centers for Disease Control and taking both overweight and obesity, about 69.2% of all adults are either overweight or obese.
Childhood obesity in USA
According to the data available from the CDC(2009-2010), about 18.4% of adolescents age 12-19 years who are obese. Also 18% of 6-11 year olds, and and 12.1% of 2-5 year olds are also considered obese.
What’s causing your weight gain?
- 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.
Could insulin resistance explain your weight gain?
What really causes your weight gain?
STOP Blaming The Victim For Obesity
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Thanks to the failed food pyramid, the obesity rate steadily increased over the last few decades. Affecting up to 70 percent of the population of the United States, overweight status, obesity put significant drag on both the society and an individual with enormous economic, and health related costs.
Why blaming the victim does not help for obesity?
Although most people consciously or subconsciously tend to judge and blame the obese, in most situations, there are factors beyond the immediate control of the individual that cause weight gain such as [[insulin resistance.
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.
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?
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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Obesity Statistics by state in the United States
|State and District of Columbia||Obese adults||Overweight (incl. obese) adults||Obese children and adolescents||Obesity rank|
|District of Columbia||22.1%||55.0%||14.8%||43|
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