Obesity…A Lifestyle or Disease?

Very interesting article. Take a read:

Is Obesity a lifestyle or disease?

By Kaitlin Prettyman, Deseret News

According to Medicare, obesity is a disease. But according to others, it’s actually a lifestyle.

April Herndon, an associate professor of English at Winona State University in Minnesota, is one person who is tackling the issue. Read more…

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One comment on “Obesity…A Lifestyle or Disease?

  1. From a personal point of view, I can honestly say that obesity can be either. For myself (I am classed as morbidly obese) I believe that it is all about lifestyle choices. Over the years, I have made some pretty poor decisions and been lazy and now this shows. For me… it was a series of lifestyle choices.
    For others, there may be medical issues that are affecting their weight. I think it really does depend on the individual, but those individuals and their doctors, must be realistic and honest with themselves.

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