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  • New evidence shows increase in obesity may be slowing, but not by much

    A recent study conducted by Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Ruopeng An shows that although the increase in obesity prevalence among adults may be slowing, it continues to increase, especially in those with high body mass index measures.

    A recent study conducted by Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Ruopeng An shows that although the increase in obesity prevalence among adults may be slowing, it continues to increase, especially in those with high body mass index measures.

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      A recent study conducted by Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Ruopeng An shows that although the increase in obesity prevalence among adults may be slowing, it continues to increase, especially in those with high body mass index measures.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • To reach Ruopeng An, call 217-244-0966; email ran5@illinois.edu.
    The paper, “Prevalence and Trends of Adult Obesity in the US, 1999–2012,” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.