We're fat, you're fat, everybody's fat. According to recent estimates, nearly 59 million Americans are obese, meaning they are 30 pounds or more overweight. The U.S. surgeon general calls obesity an epidemic, but is fat really a public-health hazard…
This content is available exclusively to Chronicle subscribers
Already a subscriber?
Log in now
Not a subscriber yet?
Subscribe now for instant access to this article and thousands of others, data tables, and interactive charts — all available exclusively for Chronicle subscribers. Plus your subscription includes weekly print or digital delivery of The Chronicle and The Review and the Chronicle iPad® Edition.Subscribe Today