Watch America Grow Fatter, In One Scary GIF

This is some scary stuff.

According to the CDC, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years. The percentage of children aged 6–11 years in the United States who were obese jumped from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2010. The percentage of adolescents aged 12–19 years who were obese increased from 5% to 18% over the same period.
Obesity increases the likelihood of you dying young, including a higher risk for heart disease and diabetes.

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