Obesity gets Lots of Press: US Men and Kids Fatter and Fatter


No real surprise, maybe, that fat makes news, but data from the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, reported in this week’s JAMA, says while supersizing isn’t slowing down among men and children, women seem to be holding steady on the scales.

The AP’s

Chicago Sun Times’s Jim Ritter: Read it

Milwaukee Journal’s John Fauber: Read it

Newsday’s Delthia Ricks Read it

Washington Post’s Rob Stein Read it

Here is JAMA’s abstract.

For a different note from the same tune: Newsday’s Curtis Taylor reports TV makes kids fat. read it