Letters: Jun. 28, 2004

America's Obesity Crisis

"There is something wrong in the world when other countries are starving while we Americans are eating ourselves to death." KRISTINA VITEK Tampa, Fla.

Thank you for the comprehensive articles on the epidemic of obesity in the U.S. [June 7]. It is only to be expected that we should become a nation of overweight people; after all, from childhood we are taught to consume as much as possible. If it weren't for voracious consumers, our economy would be in trouble. Clearly, too many of us believe that a little is good, more is better and too much is...

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