Tag: Obesity

I am large. I am not sick.

I have struggled with weight issues my entire life.  In my (now) 55 years, I have lost and regained the equivalent of body mass for several people. But, I’m not sick. Michael Tanner from the CATO Institute, noting that the American Medical Association has announced they will declare obesity a disease, writes: But while obesity …

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Coca Cola is going to help us lose weight.

No, seriously, I’m not making this up. In a statement Coke said: We believe that uniting industry, government and civil societies is just the beginning in addressing one of today’s most pressing issues – obesity. Seriously, people, uniting sugary sodas and the government? There aren’t going to be enough piano crates to bury all of …

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