Thursday, September 9, 2010

We're Number One! ranks the G-20 nations for obesity.
[Go here.]

“The costs of medical care linked to obesity are enormous, reaching $150 billion a year in the U.S. We are moving to a situation where diabetes is becoming a normal part of human existence.”

--Thomas Farley, New York City's health commissioner

David Kessler, former head of the US Food & Drug Administration, addresses the issue in his book The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite.

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