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The Ugly Truth

Statistics on Obesity

If you have a BMI of 30 or more, you are considered obese.

Obesity has been shown to put you at increase risk for many serious diseases and health conditions*, such as:

  • High blood pressure
  • High levels of triglycerides
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Heart disease and stroke
  • Sleep apnea and breathing problems
  • Osteroarthritis
  • Low quality of life
  • Mental illness such as clinical depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders

Studies have shown that 95% of obese people who lose weight with a rigorous weight loss program will regain the weight (or more) within 2 to 5 years

Life expectancy decreases as BMI increases.

In 2010 34% of U.S. adults, over 1/3 of the population were obese. Obesity is fast approaching tobacco as the top underlying preventable cause of death in the United States.

A severely obese person is nine times more likely to die from an obesity-related disease than from surgery.