April 10, 2007
-- by Dave Johnson
The proportion of severely obese Americans -- those with a body mass index of 40 or more -- increased by 50 percent from 2000 to 2005, twice as fast as the increase in moderate obesity, a new study finds.When EVERYONE is suddenly gaining weight since 2000 we have to look at why. EVERYone doesn't just become irresponsible at the same time. Is it marketing? Is it additives? Is it formulations?
... A typical severely obese man weighs 300 pounds at a height of 5 feet 10 inches, while a typical severely obese woman weighs 250 pounds at a height of 5 feet 4 inches.
Is it a reaction to the stress of life in a Bush America - loss of health care, loss of pensions, fear of job loss, massive debt, etc...?
WHY are so many of us becoming obese and "severely obese" at the same time?
TrackBack URL for this entry:
I don't know about the rest of you slobs, but in my case I'm a 300+ pound porker because I hate exercise and love food.
Post a comment
Thanks for signing in, . Now you can comment. (sign out)(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)