Economic Costs of Obesity

In addition to its serious health consequences, obesity has real economic costs that affect all of us. The estimated annual health care costs of obesity-related illness are a staggering $190.2 billion or nearly 21% of annual medical spending in the United States.1 ¬†Childhood obesity alone is responsible for $14 billion in direct medical costs. ¬†Obesity-related … Continue reading Economic Costs of Obesity