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Obesity affects everyone due to lost productivity, absenteeism & health care notes Robert Lustig, MD
Monday, June 25, 2012 2:34 pm Email this article
"Why should you care [about obesity] if you're not fat?" asks Robert Lustig, MD, pediatric endocrinoligist from the University of California, San Francisco in the 7-part video series called “The Skinny on Obesity” (Episode 7).
“Does that affect you?
“Damn right it does.
“How does your sugar consumption, your obesity, affect me?
“$65 billion reduction in productivity [in the US] due to obesity.
“A 50% increase in absenteeism due to obesity.
“$147 billion per year in healthcare costs due to [obesity].”
Robert Lustig, MD. The The Skinny on Obesity, Episode 7.
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