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Obesity: Just another 'lifestyle' choice?

"Obesity is a natural extension of an advancing economy. As you become a First World economy and you get all these labor-saving devices and low-cost, easily accessible foods, people are going to eat more and exercise less," according to health economist Eric Finkelstein.

I knew the economy was strong, but didn't realize it could make us fat...

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Will there be beer? I like beer . . .
I would think so.

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"Obesity is a natural extension of an advancing economy. As you become a First World economy and you get all these labor-saving devices and low-cost, easily accessible foods, people are going to eat more and exercise less," according to health economist Eric Finkelstein.

I knew the economy was strong, but didn't realize it could make us fat...

Obesity now a 'lifestyle' choice for Americans, expert says - Yahoo! News
Well if thats gonna be a "lifestyle" choice there may be one small problem......
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I would think so.

Come August during the Keeneland Concours. BW GTG here in Lex. And we do have pretty good steak houses.






and beer.
Well, post something up when it gets closer . . . Lexington's about an hour and a half from Soddy Daisy in the 500e . . . about 3-4 hours otherwise.

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