- And in one group of obese girls, the rate of class failure was 24% higher than with their non-obese counterparts.
- Yet the number of morbidly obese Americans has quadrupled in the past 20 years or so (from 1 in 200 to 1 in 50); in contrast, the number who are merely obese (at least 30 lbs .
- For the obese, the end goal should not be thinness, but health and self-acceptance, which are more realistic and beneficial objectives.
- Bill Richardson in Forbes
We have to eliminate discrimination of those who are overweight,Richardson said. "This is an issue of basic civil rights. There are no federal laws that protect obese Americans from discrimination in the workplace, in school, or anywhere...
- Trick Trick in HipHopDX
Em just picked up some weight, that's it,said Trick, who scored a single with Eminem on his last album, The People vs. "He's nowhere [near] 250 pounds or anything like that. He picked up a little weight. He ain't walkin' around obese or...
- Heath Bell in USA Today
It said I was obese,Bell said. "If you're obese, it makes (your character on screen) obese. I was disappointed that I was that big. I literally took the game to heart. I did the work but I kind of credit the Wii Fit."