The Rising Obesity Tide – Freakonomics Blog


USA: Obesity crisis worsens as nine states report that over 30% of their population are obese, with no single state succeeding in getting its obesity levels below 15%…

We have to question what role muscle erosion (sarcopenia) and the overall weakening of society is having on our reduced physical activity and calorie expenditure in fueling such disappointing results.

The restoration and maintenance of our muscular structures through the consumption of an adequate diet and resistance training program is key to maintaining our strength and ability to exercise and should form the backbone in our individual battle against obesity, one body, one fat cell at a time…

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