America Blows Up: See How the U.S. Got Fat in the Past 26 Years

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Let’s face it, our track record isn’t the best.

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This video shows obesity data from the CDC, starting in 1985 all the way up to 2009. It also probably hasn’t gotten any better in 2011.

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How has it changed over the years? Watch the video to find out how Americans blew up in size over the years: it ain’t pretty, folks.