Obesity in America: Crunching the Financial Numbers

Over the next 50 years the bottom line hit to the U.S. economy could be as much as US$650 billion – equivalent to about 5% of current annual U.S. GDP.

This statement is according to an in-depth financial  report produced by ING. Wow… I wish I had more info to share. I am waiting on a copy of the full report from ING.

If you would like one too, please contact: communicationsoffice.newyork@americas.ing.com.

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3 Responses

  1. Thanks for the link.

    I am sure that the numbers up here in Canada are proportional.

    It’s my first time to your blog. Looks good. I am signing on to the RSS feed

  2. [...] Especially considering that over the next 50 years, the cost of obesity and related illnesses to the… [...]

  3. [...] Especially considering that over the next 50 years, the cost of obesity and related illnesses to the… [...]

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