The new edition of ‘F as in Fat: How Obesity Rates Are Failing in America 2009’, finds that in the past year, adult obesity rates grew in 23 states and did not decrease in a single state. Two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese, and the number of obese adults now exceeds 25 percent in nearly two-thirds of states. The report also finds disturbing trends in childhood obesity rates. Nearly one third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese.

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