1/2 Americans Trying to Lose Weight


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A whopping 49 percent of American adults surveyed between 2013 and 2016  reported that they'd tried losing weight during the prior 12 months,  according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and  Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. More women (56.4  percent) said they wanted to slim down than men (41.7 percent).  Exercising and eating less were the two most common weight-loss  strategies that people used (63 percent). Others said they were trying  to eat less sweets and fast food, and drink more water and eat more  produce.

Source:  Time