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…

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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