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Would A $1,000 Tax Deduction Get You Off The Couch And Into The Gym?

People are fat. No, no….not you. You’ve never looked better. I was talking about everyone else.

Well, not everyone else, but the statistics are pretty bleak. Two out of every three Americans are considered overweight or obese, ranking the U.S. among the fattest countries in the world.

Of course, rampant obesity doesn’t just make for an unpleasant trip to Walmart, it also kills. Cronut-related medical conditions resulted in 120,000 deaths last year, and that was just at one Columbus, Ohio diner. Ok, I made that last part up. But you get the idea. It’s a real problem.

 

Continue reading on, Forbes.com

 

Authored by Tony Nitti, Withum Partner and writer for Forbes.com.

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