Obesity Facts – Surprising Facts About Obesity

Facts on Obesity

Childhood obesity reduces the life expectancy by 5 or more years.

More than 300,000 die in U.S due to obesity.

1 in 3 Americans are obese.

Obesity increases the risk of disability, illness and death.

An average American eats 100 pounds of sugar per year, making it the major cause of obesity.

To lower the risks of obesity, a person should take only 10% of sugar from his diet.

There is 266% more fat in chicken than it did 40 years ago.

The imbalance between calories consumed and calories expended leads to obesity.

In 2014, 41 million children under age 5 are overweight or obese.

Caesar salad of McDonald’s is more fattening that their hamburger.