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Who knows, but public health experts are scratching their heads trying to figure out why Canadians, on average, are so much slimmer than Americans. This after a recent report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control found a full 10-point spread between the adult obesity rates of the two countries, with 24 percent of Canadians weighing in as clinically XXL versus a ballooning 34 percent of Americans.
As one researcher, quoted by NPR, said: "I really think it's interesting to look at why it's so much higher in the United States. We share a border. What's going on?"