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Originally posted by ZeroDeep
Can we also please blame the fastfood cooperations who vehemently bombard our children with burger filled slogans......
The report, released Thursday,
indicates 40% of students in Arkansas are overweight or at risk of becoming so. Currently, the U.S. government estimates that 30% of the nation's kids are overweight or on their way to being too heavy.
Originally posted by Chevy
I believe I read some where that about 60% of americans have a slight irregularity in thier thyroid.... so minimul that most doctors would not treat it if they even found it. Changes in your thyroid can cause weight loss and gain.
[Edited on 29-5-2004 by Chevy]
A 15-month-old child in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia weighs 55 pounds and is gaining nearly 5 pounds a month!
Originally posted by rynaldo82
Someone i know said this 'since smokers get there cigs taxed people who are obese and could change but dont should get taxed too' as they are costing our health serivice money.
"Some may say the parents are responsible, but if a child is demanding food it can be very difficult to refuse it."