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[–]IkeConn 1 insightful - 2 fun1 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 2 fun -  (0 children)

Fat in my 1970's high school class was 10 pounds over weight except for Emma. She hit 300 pounds in junior high. Now all the kids are fat. Ever notice how fat people always have a coke in their hand. For you non-southerners "coke" down here is a generic term for "soda". Actual cokes are called co-colas.

[–]PuttItBack 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Now consider something like 78% of US COVID hospitalizations were in the overweight to obese category, which 42% of Americans fall into, according to the CDC, and risk of death scales right alongside increasing BMI.

90% of COVID deaths occurred in countries with highest rates of obesity.

Severe COVID in young people can mostly be explained by obesity

Why COVID is more deadly for the obese