While obesity rates are climbing around the world, they are climbing faster in developing countries than in wealthy ones, researchers from the Oversea...
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My turn at poverty was sudden and relatively brief. But I do know something about how living that way increases body mass and how seemingly impossible it is to turn the weight around.
After several decades of steep upswings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that obesity rates in the U.S. may be stabilizing, with no significant change in prevalence over the past two years for children.
The high-risk one that needs to be targeted for intervention would be the inner-city youth that Michelle Obama is reaching out to.
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