Obesity Treatment Shift Could Aid Stocks

Obesity, its impact and cost, has been a condition I have followed closely for several years as part of my "Living Longer Lives PowerTrend." All the data points to it being an epidemic that has both direct and indirect implications, as well as the staggering costs associated with it.

According to the American Medical Association, obesity rates in the country have doubled among adults in the past 20 years and tripled among children in a single generation. Nationwide, nearly 70% of Americans are overweight or obese, and 42% of Americans are projected to become obese by 2030. As if that wasn't bad enough, obesity increases the risk for chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease and type 2 diabetes....615 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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