Americans weigh 15 more pounds than they did 20 years ago

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Americans Weigh 15 Pounds More Than 20 Years Ago

Packing on the pounds? Well, you're not alone.

So is the rest of America!

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According to a new federal report U.S. men and women weigh about 15 pounds more than they did 20 years ago!

According to researchers, while height average hasn't gone up,

an average adult male weighs 15 pounds more than they did 20 years ago at 195.7 pounds.

While adult females are up 16 pounds at 168.5 pounds.

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But it's not just adults, the study also found that the average 11-year-old boys weight has gone up 13 pounds while an average girls weight has gone up by 7.

The report didn't give an explanation for the weight increase.

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