obesity

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Are you overweight? Did you have your tonsils removed when you were a young child? According to a scientific study, there is a link between child obesity and tonsil removal. Doctors are hypothesiszing that swollen tonsils force kids to expend more energy breathing or eat less due to the pain. I have a hard time believing this, mainly because I’ve seen too much of a correlation between activity and weight in children.

The country continues to go through growing pains of the horizontal kind. A new study shows that obesity rates are on the rise. You know why? Healthy food is too expensive to buy and we are used to such big portions that we have to accelerate the growth process to make sure there is enough food for everyone. And with a down economy, eating fast food is cheaper for a family despite the health risks.