Obesity affects the whole nation, cutting across every group and income level. Some racial or ethnic groups, however, are disproportionately obese and need greater attention. It is especially important, some experts say, to start early and reduce obesity among children and adolescents. (...) The causes of obesity are everywhere. Societal factors play a big role: the lack of safe places to play, walk or bike; sedentary jobs; less time devoted to cooking and more eating out; bigger portion sizes in packaged and prepared food; and incessant marketing of junk foods that are high in calories. Sugar-sweetened drinks accounted for at least 20 percent of the increases in weight in the United States between 1977 and 2007, according to one study cited by the institute.
blah, blah. they just don't get it. obesity is directly proportional with our consumption habits and defense spending.
we are a superpower,
being a superpower is bigger than just being a power,
being a superpower is better than just being a power,
bigger is better!