From the Local Paper: Seeing obesity is believing

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Teresa Moore, an associate professor of exercise science at the University of South Carolina, offered this possible explanation to the AP: "You could be out raking leaves, but if you're eating a high-fat, poor-quality diet, you may still be aggravating the problem."

Yet if we are to overcome the collective bloating induced by our Thanksgiving day — and weekend — gorging, we'll have to do much more than rake our yards. To become healthier requires eating better, and less, and exercising more. Wishful thinking, as perhaps reflected in the survey results, won't get it done.

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