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Being fat will soon be ‘normal’ in America, study.

In 2007, adult, amazing story, American News, Crazy news, food, health, Human Interest, mens health, mexico, Odd News, science, Society, study, United States, USA, World News, world record, Worlds most on July 19, 2007 at 7:09 pm

Fat the new skinny?

Fashion USA 2015?

 

Forget your worries about Global Warming, Al Qaeda, Bird Flu, hurricanes, earthquakes and stupid Presidents…

Apparently, America is eating itself to death. Yep, that fat epidemic we all keep hearing about is set to define our era like the plague defined the middle ages.

And just when you thought it was safe to take that next trip to McDonalds, they come out with this!

Scientists and researchers from the Johns Hopkins University have concluded that if Americans keep stacking the pounds on at the current rate of pace, 75% of people in the good old US of A will be overweight in just 8 years time.

That compares to 66% of US adults considered overweight in 2004, says The Daily Mail:

“Obesity is a public health crisis. If the rate of obesity and overweight continues at this pace, by 2015, 75 per cent of adults and nearly 24 per cent of U.S. children and adolescents will be overweight or obese,” Dr. Youfa Wang, who led the study, said in a statement.

 They defined adult overweight and obesity using a standard medical definition called body mass index. People with a BMI of 25 or above are considered overweight, while those with BMIs of 30 or above are obese and at serious risk of heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.

The report comes as 11 of America’s largest food and beverage companies agreed to take the token step of ‘limiting’ junk food advertising during children’s TV shows.
Meanwhile, in other fat news, Mexican Manuel Uribe Garza, otherwise known as the fattest man in the world, will undergo surgery in Italy, according to ABCnews.com:

Italian surgeon Giancarlo DeBernardinis told Agence France-Presse, “We will hold a meeting in the coming days to work out the details of the hospitalization and to prepare the operating theater and the appropriate surgical tools.”
Uribe drew worldwide attention when he appeared on the Televisa television network in January.

For the past five years, Uribe has been bedridden. He keeps a television and a computer he uses to update his Web site near his iron bed.

“People think that I can eat a whole cow, but it’s not just overeating, it’s also a hormonal problem,” Uribe said

Manuel has reportedly weighed in at 1,235 pounds, that’s about 560 kilograms for metric lovers like me.

Good luck to him, I say!

And good eating to you all.

World’s fattest man,

An interview with Guillermo…

Here’s a lovely list of some of the more serious effects obesity can have on human health!

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  1. On the upside, now is the time to buy some more of that McDonald’s stock!

  2. Hrmm not a bad idea at all!

  3. It’s pretty much accepted now with everyone but bullies!

  4. Fat must be the new skinny then.
    I think I’m going to buy some shares in the health care sector. So much growth potential.

  5. Trish is unable to comment at the moment as she is currently heading for Timmy’s for a much-loved, major caloried Ice Cap. If you leave your name, blog and a brief message at the tone, Trish will get back to you as soon as she returns.

    BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP

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  7. i wonder whats going to happen to the fattest man in the world now…

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