The Obese American Future

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A study predicts 42 percent of Americans will be obese by 2030.
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A new study predicts that 42 percent of American adults will be obese — a category beyond overweight — by the year 2030.

Keith Davis is working to accommodate America's bigger, more obese future. He's the owner and operator of Goliath Coffins, a company that makes caskets for the morbidly obese. Jen Petersen is an urban sociologist and Principal of Petersen consulting. She worked on the Living Streets Project in Los Angeles which was focused on improving public health through city planning.