Almost Everyone in America Is Too Fat

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Good morning! Are you enjoying a delicious donut with this blog post? Do you have full-fat milk in your coffee? Did you get your full intake of pizza-as-vegetable last night? Maybe so! According to two new research from the American Heart Association, Americans are getting fatter and sicker faster than you can say "Extra cheese." (But, really, let's not blame cheese here.) Researchers estimate that by 2020, the "vast majority" of American adults -- 83 percent of men and 72 percent of women -- will be too fat, and 77 percent of men and 53 percent of women will have diabetes or pre-diabetes.

Currently, according to Science Daily, 72 percent of men and 63 percent of women are overweight or obese, and 62 percent of men and 43 percent of women already have diabetes or pre-diabetes.

Which...sounds pretty dire. Even worse, while the American Heart Association is trying to get people to improve their heart health, they don't really expect more than modest (6 percent) improvement if things keep going as they are. One of the major concerns of course is the cost of health care, "already projected to reach $1.1 trillion per year by 2030." But additionally, wow, we are not going to look our best in photos.

On the bright side, in the last 50 years, Americans have grown about an inch. Maybe this is just baby fat.

U.S. Population On Track to Getting Even Fatter [ScienceDaily]

[JDoll / @thisisjendoll]

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dougrussell
dougrussell

Everyone is overweight. Even people that think they are not. 

 Proof: Take your weight at age 21, assuming you were not overweight then. As we all know, you lose muscles mass every year, regardless of exercise., although that helps a lot. So....you should weight less at 50, than you did at 21, regardless of how much you think you are normal. 

The weight charts are made to adjust for people being overweight. Do not go by the charts. You should weight less at 30 or 40 or 50 or 60. There is no reason, as you age, to get heavier. It is all fat. There is no natural results of aging to gain weight. 


You should weight less, as you get older.  So if you are wondering why you look different in a bathing suit, than you did at age 21, it is about fat. Want to have the body you did at age 21. Get down to that weight. Of course you will have to work out with weights to look toned. You will have to do aerobics to be fit.  

Bottom Line......get down to your age 21 weight for health, fitness and beauty.


jdhfjdk
jdhfjdk

this picture isnt even from america!! look at the writing on the door. Losers

oxfile82
oxfile82

Digusting "child" , now that´s a face only a mother can love ... Social services should´ve taken that kid in when he hit his 300th pound, his "care"takers withdrew their right ages ago.

Michijo
Michijo

I am an American and was always made fun of for being skinny. I even drank protein shakes sometimes in highschool trying to gain weight. Sometimes things are opposite. 

Dasd
Dasd

what does being liberal has to do with fat? you are all retarded.

Tommy Jaques
Tommy Jaques

"...according to Science Daily..." Yeah, yeah, sure, sure, there are too many fat people.  But I also recently read that the number of fat and obese people in the world -- estimated at about 1 billion -- has overtaken the number of malnourshished -- estimated at about 800,000,000. Added to those numbers are the additional 2 billion who will be joining those of us who don't die of heart failure or diabetes during the next 30 or  so years. Let's see, that young chubster in the photo looks to be eating enough for a dozen or more children, which means that, given his and his pears' presumed shortened life spans, there should be plenty of grub for the oncoming slaught of more modest eaters.

Sick of fat chicks!
Sick of fat chicks!

"63 percent of women are overweight or obese", I'd like to know where. In my town I'd say it's more like 90% of adult women are overweight or obese! The worse part is even the fat chicks have a 'god's gift to man' attitude and are stuck up sluts. I live in Santa Cruz, California by the way, where women are supposed to take care of themselves and be 'hot'. That Beach Boy's song is so out of date, the only thing 'hot' about California women is the grease in their fry pans!

Jdilger
Jdilger

that kid has clearly been dressed in a fat costume you dumb liberal rag

Tim2god
Tim2god

At the end of th day you are all going to end up killing yoursleves whilst bithching about a photo - STOP eating so much shit

RickVanderhof
RickVanderhof

 umm no... that kid is a real fat kid. Have your eyes checked

Richard Simmons
Richard Simmons

Maybe, but his double chin and chipmunk cheeks must be real.

WaxBrain
WaxBrain

Her'es what I'll never get: why do you guys constantly love to read and then comment on all these "dumb liberal rags"? Dont you have better things to do? I thought it was the liberals who were lazy hand out jackasses??????

Myriam Breitman
Myriam Breitman

So what? It's clearly a humorous picture. But it doesn't change the fact that Americans are fatty fat because you all drink your giant cokes, eat that ridiculously processed stuff you call cheese and eat half a cow for lunch everyday.

Adiakritos
Adiakritos

Oh. Yes. Yes he is. Either way, he's still overweight. 

Michijo
Michijo

 Yes, why dont these right wing assholes just go away? They must have their own proto or neo-fascist forums somewhere.

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