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Americans' 'ideal weight' shifts upward

Americans' 'ideal weight' shifts upward

As we enter the season of the year in which Americans typically gain at least a pound or two that never goes away, a new report from the Gallup Poll finds that as our actual weight drifts upward, so do our perceptions of what our "ideal" weight would be. 

In Gallup's annual Health and Healthcare Survey, the nation's leading polling organization has asked Americans...