people in the U.S. are diagnosed with a cancer associated with overweight and obesity.
Obesity is a leading cancer risk factor in:
Types of Cancer
Of Cancer In Women
Of Cancer In Men
From Ages 50-74
According to the US Center for Disease Control.
Going from Obese to a healthy weight can save as much as a full 4 year college degree!
Average Student Loan Debt 2014
Estimated Savings from Obese to Healthy Weight at Age 40
On average, going from obesity to normal weight, a 20-year-old could save a net present value of more than $28,000 throughout their lifetime, a 40-year-old more than $30,000, a 50-year-old more than $36,000, a 60-year-old more than $34,000, a 70-year-old more than $29,000 and an 80-year-old more than $16,000.
Going from overweight to an ideal weight range could save more than $10,000 at any age from 20 to 80, peaking at age 60 ($18,604). It may be that “love don’t cost a thing,” but obesity or being overweight certainly do.