The United States is already the world’s most serious obesity problem, and now 15 quarantined epidemic prevention regulations, will make the United States more obesity problem. About 22 percent of Americans said they have gained 5 to 10 pounds since the outbreak, according to a new report in The Journal of Obesity Research and Clinical Practice. In a separate WebMD survey of more than 1,000 U.S. readers, 34 percent of respondents said they gained weight as a result of the outbreak.
As Pim Fox of Bloomberg points out, “The reasons for weight gain are not surprising: changes in diet, lack of regular exercise, and a sedentary lifestyle.” “
Weight gain can also be confirmed by checking consumer purchases. In dollar terms, frozen food sales rose 36 percent, snack sales rose 36 percent, liquor sales surged 34 percent, dairy sales rose 27 percent and packaged food sales rose 20 percent in dollar terms, according to IRI, a Chicago-based market research firm.
In a country that can monetise trends, investors have benefited from the latest round of obesity: the Solactive obesity index is up 26 per cent in 2020, while the Standard and Poor’s 500 index is down 4.7 per cent. The Solactive Obesity Index even beat the Nasdaq.
Here’s a list of the top 20 constituent sespartes in the index:
It is not clear how these visionary investors will make their profits, but buying more food is certainly a logical option to put an end to what could be the most lucrative deal of 2020, betting on the fat AMERICA.