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Can losing weight save you money?

Can weight loss save you money?
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Can weight loss save you money?

If looking better and feeling better doesn't motivate you to drop a few pounds, perhaps cold hard cash is the incentive you need to revamp your diet and hit the treadmill.

But can whittling your waistline really add some heft to your wallet?

Obesity is a growing epidemic and currently affects more than 72 million adults in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Extra body weight is associated with numerous health conditions, including diabetes and heart disease.

It's a proven fact that losing weight can improve your physical and emotional well-being. In the following slides, experts weigh in on whether slimming down can also bolster your bank account.


 

 

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