In the past few years we have seen a big push for the lowering of adult and childhood obesity rates. With the launch of several national campaigns focusing on the promotion of healthy eating and physical activity, one might assume that these programs are having a great affect on the rates of obesity in this country. A recent New York Times article states that this is in fact not the case.
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It seems that everyone has a pet theory on how “people” (especially other people) should go about losing weight. The whole popular culture seems to be convinced that everyone has to lose weight. The popular media is full of one-sided, one-size-fits-all advice on losing weight. Many among us are quite outspoken about how others should be going about it- as if one type of program would be a magic cure for every person’s overweight.