“Our analysis suggests that while people have gotten better at gaining weight since 1971, they haven’t gotten any better at losing weight,” says lead author Alison L. Hill. According to the study, guess how many participants were obese in 1971? Only 14 percent!
Back to the somewhat good news:
One silver lining is that their model suggests the U.S. population may not reach this level for another 40 years, making the future rate of increase much more gradual than over the past 40 years.image via reuters