December 13, 2009
Fat chance: obesity will cost you $1,400 every year
Today, it is estimated that $79,438 million dollars is spent due to obesity in the United States. With the projected increase in obesity levels, this will increase to $343,866 million dollars in 2018 or about ($1,425 dollars per adult in the United States.
Find out how your state ranks according to UnitedHealth Foundation: Obesity by State.