- Safi Bello
A new, eye-wateringly high estimate of the cost of obesity in the US
Ars Technica --------- A report released this week puts a surprisingly high figure on the societal cost of obesity in the US: $1.72 trillion annually, or 9.3 percent of GDP. By contrast, the current CDC estimates are in the region of $150 billion, less than one tenth as high. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.