The myth of an obesity epidemic

2012-04-21 10:31

People would rather be dead than fat. In a poll run by Esquire magazine, two-thirds of respondents said they would rather be stupid or mean than fat.

While the media and the worldwide multibillion-dollar dieting industry tells us there is an “epidemic” of obesity, we believe that the real epidemic is the daily, minute-by-minute obsession with weight and food that many people experience. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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