Daily Archives: August 7, 2014

Lack of exercise, rather than overeating, fueling America’s obesity epidemic

The Los Angeles Times “Science Now” blog reports that research published in the American Journal of Medicine “suggests that under-exercising, rather than overeating, may be at the heart of America’s obesity epidemic,” with the data indicating “a strong correlation between the rise in obesity and a striking drop in the amount of time Americans spend exercising when not at work over the last 22 years.” Continue reading