The most recent data (2014-2015) shows that approximately 70% of American adults are either overweight or obese. Nearly 38% of U.S. adults and 17% of children and adolescents aged 2-19 years being obese. Reducing overweight and obesity can mitigate the detrimental effects of diagnosed diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease on an employee, reduce the overall health care costs shared by the employer and employee, and positively impact both productivity and personal well-being.
Source:The State of Obesity
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