Obesity is an epidemic in the USA, Britain and Australia, placing huge strains on the health system. It is associated with diseases like Type II Diabetes, Heart Disease, musculoskeletal pain and depression. There was a recent article in the New York Times, which suggested that eating less was a more effective strategy to lose weight then exercise. The link below is a response to that article which offers a more sound way to lose weight, through an overall lifestyle shift involving, controlling food portion sizes, the nutritional value of what is eaten and exercise.
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