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2018-08-16 Science & Technology
We're in a new age of obesity. How did it happen? You'd be surprised
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Posted by Besoeker 2018-08-16 02:05|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6470 views ]  Top

#1 Warning: Monbiot, the original Moonbat. Corporations are to blame -- and he never once mentions government dietary guidelines, and *hates* the idea of personal responsibility being the origin of obesity.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2018-08-16 07:03||   2018-08-16 07:03|| Front Page Top

#2 Government started telling us what to eat. We've been getting sicker and fatter ever since.
Posted by Bugs Angaviger1032 2018-08-16 07:49||   2018-08-16 07:49|| Front Page Top

#3 How about people decided that they really didn't care. That and, they started being entertained to death.
Posted by ed in texas 2018-08-16 08:48||   2018-08-16 08:48|| Front Page Top

#4 personal responsibility , nailed it
Posted by 746 2018-08-16 10:29||   2018-08-16 10:29|| Front Page Top

#5 Instead of rejoicing that for the first time in human history, famine and pestilence have been reduced, food is not only in abundance, it readily available*, these kill joys threat it as a plague.

* not to overlook man-made scarcity and famine created by central planning, socialism and corruption (though I repeat myself).
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-08-16 11:04||   2018-08-16 11:04|| Front Page Top

#6 From the same publication - The Sugar Conspiracy
Posted by Bobby 2018-08-16 11:09||   2018-08-16 11:09|| Front Page Top

#7 Personally I think we spend more of the day seated and this slows bowel transit.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2018-08-16 12:41||   2018-08-16 12:41|| Front Page Top

#8  corrected for body size, there are no obese people whatsoever. Give me a break.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2018-08-16 12:47||   2018-08-16 12:47|| Front Page Top

#9 I blame three things (1) Food pyramid which dumped extra carbs on American plates in exchange for farm belt votes (2) Diet sodas which seem to spur the appetite in some people. (3) There is also a genetic component folks don't talk about that ensures some folks are thin no matter what they do and others are cannot lose weight no matter the diet. I'd like to see the numbers on the two groups to see if they are inconsequential or not.
Posted by rjschwarz 2018-08-16 15:52||   2018-08-16 15:52|| Front Page Top

#10 And we definitely can't blame it on Michelle Obama's school lunches as nobody ate them.
Posted by DooDahMan 2018-08-16 18:56||   2018-08-16 18:56|| Front Page Top

#11 Years ago people were less affluent. Years ago people worked for a living not as many ass sitting paper pushers. Years ago there was less processed food. Years ago kids played outside from morning until late evening. Years ago there were 5 tv stations nd no video games. Years ago one parent worked and 4 or more children were the norm (less food per person for same per capita income). Years ago kids often walked to school...... we live in a different world with different choices in activities, food, norms...
Posted by Airandee 2018-08-16 21:28||   2018-08-16 21:28|| Front Page Top

#12 I can remember all too well as a child when a serving of soda pop at home was an absolute treat.. and a rare one. Now, in the "go-large" era and free refills, soda pop with its sugar or high fructose corn syrup, is a virtual unlimited consumable.
Posted by Clem 2018-08-16 23:03||   2018-08-16 23:03|| Front Page Top

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