About 40 percent of U.S. adults are obese, government survey finds

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More than forty percent of American adults are obese according to new government survey as AP correspondent Jackie Quinn reports it's not one of the nation's leading health problems about forty two percent of Americans are severely overweight and nearly one in ten is severely obese obesity expert Dr William Dietz at George Washington University says many of these people will face diseases like diabetes heart disease and cancer and doctors will be overwhelmed he blames the government in part for not pushing more for healthy eating and more physical activity like walking hi Jackie

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