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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  APRIL 4, 2013

"Fast Food, Diet and Nutrition Among Americans" Live on the C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" Segment of "Washington Journal"

Today, nearly 36 percent of U.S. adults are obese, with the average man 33 pounds heavier than in 1960. Find out more on April 5, at approximately 9:15 a.m. EDT as Cynthia Ogden, nutritional epidemiologist at the National Center for Health Statistics discusses how diet, nutrition, calories, carbohydrates and added sugars all play a role. Each Friday, C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" segment features information from the federal statistical system. The program highlights the trends and allows the public to call in or email their views. More information on previous C-SPAN programs is available at <http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/>.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: February 10, 2014