What Are We Eat In America Research Paper

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Russell Merlino Mrs. Moslow EN 110 Nov. 30, 2009 OVERWEIGHT IN AMERICA Between 1962 and the year 2000, the number of obese Americans grew from 13% to an alarming 31% of the population. 63% of Americans are overweight with a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 25.0. 31% are obese with a BMI in excess of 30.0. Childhood obesity in the United States has more than tripled in the past two decades. According to the U.S. Surgeon General report obesity is responsible for 300,000 deaths every year. (“The Latest Statistics on America’s Obesity Epidemic” American Sports Data.com) Bibliography "Fast food facts from the Super Size Me Web site." The VivaVegie Society, Inc.. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2009. http://www.vivavegie.org/101book/text/nolink/social/supersizeme.htm.…show more content…
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