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10 pounds of fat

This public service announcement illustrates that even a few extra pounds can affect your health and life more than you may think. Average people in a park -- not actors - are asked to carry a 10-pound sandbag, and report how the added weight affects them and their ability to carry out normal, everyday activities.

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America’s battle against obesity

A complicated condition with serious consequences

Whether classified as a disease or a disorder, obesity is a leading cause of premature deaths in this country.