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    Fat people huge security risk to the US

    Rising rates of obesity among young Americans could undermine the future of the US military, two retired generals have warned.
    More than a quarter of young Americans are now too fat to fight, they said.
    Writing in the Washington Post, the ex-commanders said the fat crisis ruled out more potential military service recruits than any other medical factor.
    They want Congress to introduce laws to give US children better nutrition in schools, with less sugar, salt and fat.
    BBC News - US youngsters are too fat to fight, warn generals

    Obesity rates in the US have surged over the last year, according to one report .
    The Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found adult obesity rates rose in 23 of the 50 states, but fell in none.

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    Re: Fat people huge security risk to the US

    Germans are no better, as are most of Europe either. Spanish child obesity is huge because of the population going away from more traditional foods over to the mass produced American fast food.
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    Re: Fat people huge security risk to the US

    Growing up I was often labeled "skinny" and picked on about it altho my weight was in the range I should have been.

    As an adult and someone who has maintained my correct weight, I can now silently laugh to myself when I see most Americans. Who's laughing now?

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    Re: Fat people huge security risk to the US

    Reminds me of that music video for the song "Right here right now",
    when in the end of the video the dude evolves into the obese American.

    [nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7jSp2xmmEE&feature=fvst"]YouTube- Fatboy Slim - Right Here Right Now[/nomedia]


    There's not much anyone can do about it, though, it's the natural flow of a big percentage of the Western society.
    It's just what we evolve into when we keep making our lives easier and easier.
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    Re: Fat people huge security risk to the US

    Quote Originally Posted by kaya'08 View Post
    BBC News - US youngsters are too fat to fight, warn generals

    Obesity rates in the US have surged over the last year, according to one report .
    The Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found adult obesity rates rose in 23 of the 50 states, but fell in none.
    I think we should have a government program or ten.

    And with State Control ObamaKare... it's coming.

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    when you have NO MORAL COMPASS.

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    Re: Fat people huge security risk to the US

    Quote Originally Posted by Baralis View Post
    Growing up I was often labeled "skinny" and picked on about it altho my weight was in the range I should have been.

    As an adult and someone who has maintained my correct weight, I can now silently laugh to myself when I see most Americans. Who's laughing now?
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    [nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwnPDNOAKhs"]YouTube- The D.I. - Jack Webb[/nomedia]

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    Re: Fat people huge security risk to the US

    Quote Originally Posted by deltabtry View Post
    Watch the third recruit
    YouTube- The D.I. - Jack Webb
    Most people don't know anything about food, as far as which are healthy. They just continue eating what their parents fixed when they were young, and processed and fast foods.

    It's not complicated. Eat a lot of vegetables, grains and fruit, and very little meat, dairy, chicken, and fish. Drink a lot of water. It's that simple.

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    Re: Fat people huge security risk to the US

    Not to mention alot of people feel they must eat anytime and everytime they are hungry. Can you imagine if we treated all our natural cravings this way. I would make one lousy employee with all the nap and sex breaks I would have to take.

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    Re: Fat people huge security risk to the US

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    I think we should have a government program or ten.

    And with State Control ObamaKare... it's coming.

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    I didn't see the part of the bill that allows for nutrition control programs, thanks for the warning!
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    Re: Fat people huge security risk to the US

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    I didn't see the part of the bill that allows for nutrition control programs, thanks for the warning!
    Remember:

    1. They said they would improve the bill after passage.

    2. They have to control costs. Fat people cost more.

    Unless this monstrosity is repealed... get ready for all manner of fun and games.

    The Germans play with their system like a cat with a mouse. They don't have a clue, but they keep messing with it, and now they have Dr.'s leaving in droves, pay that's less than a good mechanic, and the care is admittedly rationed.

    Enjoy.

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