If you’re a regular Fitness Nerd reader, this CBS report on America’s obesity problem is old news. Regardless, it still packs a punch, particularly the 400-pound, 16-year-old girl.
And just so that I can completely ruin your weekend plans to dine out, here’s further explanation as to why we’re such a heavy country. As it turns out, restaurants and frozen food manufacturers have been lying to us about calorie counts. From the AP:
And frozen supermarket meals from Lean Cuisine, Weight Watchers, Healthy Choice and South Beach Living had 8 percent more calories than the labels said, according to the study, published in this month’s Journal of the American Dietetic Association.
It’s just crazy, isn’t it? Anyway, who’s up for nachos?childhood obesity, obesity, restaurants, videos