More than one-in-five US children and teens are obese – with rates increasing 17% from 2011 to 2020 and surging during COVID-19 pandemic, study finds

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America’s obesity crisis only got worse during the COVID-19 pandemic, with rates of the condition among the youngest in the population starkly increasing, a new study finds.

Researchers at the Pediatric Obesity and Health Behavior Laboratory in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, found that 21.5 percent of Americans between the ages of two and 19 were obese in 2020.


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