Not-So-Fit Facts

An obese person is 2.5 times more likely to die in a car crash, compared with a person of normal weight according to Accident Analysis and Prevention. The International Fat Applied Technology Society reports 150,000 gallons of fat, on average, are sucked out of people by plastic surgeons each year.

Your chances of developing cancer are 34 percent higher if you are overweight, according to the American Journal of Epidemiology.

A report in the Journal of Pediatrics stated children of overweight parents are 41.8 percent more likely to become overweight adults.

Only 23.1 percent of us eat 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables daily, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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