US obesity rate by state, 1985-2010, from the CDC
Current cost of obesity-related diseases: ~$1.8 trillion
Projected yearly cost of obesity by 2018, when 43% of nation will be obese: ~$344 billion

US obesity rate by state, 1985-2010, from the CDC

Current cost of obesity-related diseases: ~$1.8 trillion

Projected yearly cost of obesity by 2018, when 43% of nation will be obese: ~$344 billion