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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Arkansas gets fatter

Posted By on Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 6:54 AM

Sorry I forgot to post this yesterday. Arkansas rises from 9th to 7th as the country's fattest state with an obesity rate of 30.9 percent.

TV, corn syrup, video games, poverty, car culture, TV ads, the new 1,100-calorie fast food burger, processed food, end of the family dinner, lack of fresh vegetables and fruit, parental example, lack of sidewalks, lack of bike trails, parents, TV.

Are kids still encouraged, "Go outside and play until suppertime"?

Words and deeds. I'm headed to the Jim Dailey Fitness Center shortly for 16 tons of weight moving and a couple of miles on the track.

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