Obesity study shows not everyone is getting fatter

Recalled from last summer just as resolutions are tested.

NY Times: The Fat Epidemic: He Says It’s an Illusion.

Dr. Jeffrey Friedman, an obesity researcher at Rockefeller University, argues that contrary to popular opinion, national data do not show Americans growing uniformly fatter.

Instead, he says, the statistics demonstrate clearly that while the very fat are getting fatter, thinner people have remained pretty much the same.

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