1. More people in the world are suffering from obesity than from hunger.
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  2. 1 in 3 Americans is obese.
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  3. People who regularly eat dinner or breakfast in restaurants double their risk of becoming obese.
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  4. Mexico
    is the
    world's
    fattest country.
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  5. "Good cholesterol" (HDL) can "turn bad" and solidify into fat-clogs.
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  6. Chicken contains 266% more fat than it did 40 years ago.
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  7. McDonalds' Caesar salad is more fattening than their hamburger.
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  8. A Father's Diet Before Conception Plays a Crucial Role in a Child's Health.
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  9. Lack of sleep
    can cause weight gain
    of 2 pounds (0.9 kg)
    in under a week.
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  10. The average American eats 25 pounds (11.3 KG) of candy each year.
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  11. You would have to walk for seven hours straight to burn off a Big Mac with a Super Sized Coke and French Fries.
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  12. The people of the U.S. are collectively overweight by a total of about 4 billion pounds.
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  13. Obese drivers are 78% more likely to die in a car crash.
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  14. When you lose weight, most of the fat is breathed out as carbon dioxide while the rest is excreted as water.
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  15. Both ancient Egyptian and Greek medicine recognized obesity as a medical disorder.
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  16. Poor women in the U.S. have a higher rate of obesity than wealthier women.
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  17. Some women in Mauritania force-feed their daughters because obesity for women is idealized in the country.
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  18. 21%
    of all New York City elementary students from all income levels are obese.
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  19. New Zealand will deny people residency visas if they are overweight. There have been cases of people rejected because of obesity.
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  20. In rich countries, obesity is more common among the less educated, but in poor countries, obesity is more common among the highly educated.
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  21. The University of Texas study followed 474 diet soda drinkers for nearly ten years and found that their waists grew 70% more than the waists of non-drinkers.
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  22. People who eat spicy foods tend to live longer, according to a 2015 study.
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  23. Many non-Western cultures view female obesity as a sign of health and vitality, and, before the 1800s, so did Americans.
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  24. In order to combat obesity, France banned free refills at fast food restaurants in 2015.
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  25. Today's average American woman weighs as much as the average 1960s man.
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