Thursday, January 29, 2009


One researcher predicts that by 2040, almost half of Dallas County residents will be considered obese:

State demographer Karl Eschbach, the study’s author, predicts that 46 percent of Dallas County adults will be obese by 2040 without a big prevention push.

Eschbach expressed alarm that statewide, more than one-fifth of adults 18 to 25 were obese in 2007 – up from 10 percent in 2000.

“The increases are of tremendous concern,” said Eschbach, a demography professor at the University of Texas-San Antonio.

Well, I'm doing my part. How about you?

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