Two economists are walking down the street. One sees a $20 bill lying on the sidewalk and says, “Look at that $20 bill!” The second economist responds, “Nah, that’s not a $20 bill. If it was, someone would have picked it up already.”
Over the last three decades obesity rates have doubled for adults and tripled for children. Today, over 35% of adults and 17% of children are considered obese, with the percentage of obese adults expected to rise to 50% by 2030.