Â So much for being victims. It’s now a choice:
As adult obesity balloons in the United States, being overweight has become less of a health hazard and more of a lifestyle choice, the author of a new book argues.
“Obesity is a natural extension of an advancing economy. As you become a First World economy and you get all these labor-saving devices and low-cost, easily accessible foods, people are going to eat more and exercise less,” health economist Eric Finkelstein told AFP.
Can’t wait for Detroit to start pushing out that new 8 mpg SUV – The 2009 Chubba Bubba.