Deaths from Obesity


Deaths from Obesity: 300,000 premature deaths associated with obesity annually (CDC)
Deaths information for Obesity: Approximately 280,000 adult deaths in the United States each year are attributable to obesity.9 1

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Deaths from Obesity discussion: Most studies show an increase in mortality rate associated with obesity (BMI 30). Obese individuals have a 50-100 percent increased risk of death from all causes, compared with normal-weight individuals (BMI 20-25). Most of the increased risk is due to cardiovascular causes.1

1. excerpt from NIDDK _ Statistics Related to Overweight and Obesity: NIDDK

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