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20 Facts About Obesity

19. Time Away from Work.

Did you know that obesity has a major impact on your career? Data suggests that obese individuals, on average, miss about 450 million more days of work each year than those who are not obese. This number seems to be quite high but when you consider the amount of workers this country has then this is quite extraordinary. Through various reasons, obese individuals tend to have more health problems, energy issues, as well as emotional problems than those who are not obese, which means companies lose money as part of the lack of productivity that is lost from these days missed.