Our view: We can win the war on obesity

September 27, 2012
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune


OK, so the fact that we have an obesity problem — “we” meaning the U.S., Wisconsin or Wood County, take your pick — is not exactly breaking news. The latest evidence came in the form of a new report released by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation showing that by 2030, more than half of Wisconsinites will be obese.

We’ve seen the trends. What we need to do now is to take some concrete steps to reverse them.


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