TITLE

HOW AMERICA GOT SO FAT (AND SO SICK)

AUTHOR(S)
AGATSTON, ARTHUR
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Prevention;Oct2011, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p100
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains the reasons why Americans got so fat and sick and calls upon Americans to improve their health by reducing their waistlines and exercising regularly. The origins of toxic lifestyle is attributed to invention of the steel roller mill, the refrigerator and family car. Other technological advances such as labor-saving devices compounded the problem as well as the effects of fastfood and sedentary culture became evident. Suggestions to living a healthier lifestyle are outlined.
ACCESSION #
65433597

 

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