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Fact 2: More than 1.9 billion adults were overweight in 2016, and 650 million obese

Obesity Rates for States, Metro Areas

Rates of overweight and obesity have increased across the United States among people of all ethnic and racial groups, ages and genders, but Black and Latino populations continue to have higher rates of obesity than Whites and Asians. This is true among both children and adults. Racial and ethnic inequities for adults are largely driven by the differential obesity rates among women: In contrast, Latino, White and Black men had similar obesity rates: Age-adjusted prevalence of obesity among U.

Prevalence of obesity among U. Asian Americans have far lower rates of obesity than any other racial or ethnic group. Increasingly, these influences are promoting unhealthy weight gain leading to a steady rise in the prevalence of childhood obesity. Eating a healthy diet can help prevent obesity People can: Regular physical activity helps maintain a healthy body People should engage in adequate levels of physical activity throughout their lives.

At least minutes of regular, moderate-intensity physical activity per week reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, colon cancer and breast cancer.

Muscle strengthening and balance training can reduce falls and improve mobility among older adults. More activity may be required for weight control.

Curbing the global obesity epidemic requires a population-based multisectoral, multi-disciplinary, and culturally relevant approach WHO's Action Plan for the Global Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases provides a roadmap to establish and strengthen initiatives for the surveillance, prevention and management of noncommunicable diseases, including obesity.

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