How Asians Got So Big
"It's in to be Thin in India" [Nov. 8] reported on how the increasingly overweight Indian middle class is under pressure to lose weight. Because Indian cuisine has always included rich ingredients, the problem of obesity has been waiting for us for a long time. Plus, the most strenuous thing many of us have to do these days is to flick the remote control. Prosperity encourages a sedentary lifestyle. The trouble is that our bodies are being fattened along with our wallets. On the other hand, some women are starving themselves to attain hourglass figures...

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