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Why you gain weight — appetite and hunger

Food for Thought

March 24, 2013
By SUSAN BROWNING Special to the Sun-Gazette , Williamsport Sun-Gazette

In the 1960s, only about 13 percent of the population of the United States was obese. By the year 2004, that figure jumped astoundingly to 32 percent. Despite the understanding of the health risks associated with excess weight, the rate has not declined, and it is anticipated that by 2015 (merely seven years from now) that 75 percent of all adults and 34 percent of American children and adolescents will be overweight or obese. Seems illogical? It just may be.

 
 

 

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