Is ‘Fat’ the New Normal in America?

November 9, 2015
by Dora Mekouar
Voice of America

“This is obviously a reflection of a generation of decreased physical activity and changing diets that are not healthy,” said Jeffrey Levi, executive director of Trust for America’s Health. “The biggest concern…is not just the number of people who are obese, but the large number of people who are suffering from severe obesity and that condition is where we see the most dire health consequences and can become life-threatening.”

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