By the Numbers: U.S. Obesity Rate Reaches New High

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<p>27.7&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The current obesity rate in the United States</p>
<p>27.1&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The obesity percentage in the U.S. in 2013</p>
<p>35&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Percentage of Americans who are currently considered &ldquo;normal weight&rdquo;</p>
<p>17&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Percentage of young adults, ages 18&ndash;29, with the lowest rate of obesity</p>
<p>23.1&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Percentage of Americans who make more than $90,000 a year who are obese</p>
<p><em>Source: A Gallup </em><a href=""><em>study</em></a><em> on obesity, May 22, 2014</em></p>

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