Nearly half of the U.S. population will be obese by the year 2030
Nearly half of the U.S. population will be obese by the year 2030.
That's according to a new Harvard study based on data from more than six million adults.
Researchers project obesity rates will range from 35% in some states to almost 60% in others.
About a quarter of Americans are estimated to have severe obesity.
In fact, severe obesity is likely to become the most common BMI category among women, African Americans and low income adults.
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