Is it possible that there’s good news on the obesity epidemic in the U.S.? New stats show a leveling off of the number of people considered obese.
About 33 percent of male adults and 35 percent of women in the U.S. were obese in 2005-2006, according to the federal government. Those numbers are slightly higher than the previously surveyed, but considered statistically insignificant. The optimist in me says people are starting to get it. The cynic in me says that it’s just a pause since we’ve had such a large jump throughout the years. Here’s more on the news.