New Report: ‘Substantial shift’ in the proportion of Utahns who are obese

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – The Utah Department of Health has new data which shows more Utahns are becoming obese.

Monday morning on Good Morning Utah, the author of the study and an epidemiologist with the Utah Department of Health, Michael Friedrichs, joined ABC4’s Brian Carlson in studio to talk about the new report.

Hear why this ‘shift’ is concerning to the health department and hear about the potential health threats that you could face if you are overweight or obese.

Find obesity prevention efforts by clicking here; and download a copy of the full report by clicking here.

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