Weight Inflation: A Rising Tide Of Fat Lifts All Scales

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Remember when after the Fukushima explosion, in order to avoid panic Japan doubled the maximum dose of "safe" daily radiation allowed, and then raised it some more? This is kinda like that, but instead of Gamma rays you have Twinkies..

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Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:37 | 3028364 jazze
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LOOOOOL the government is so shameless...

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:58 | 3028392 hedgeless_horseman
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The Surgeon General of the USA resembles this trend.  We know she did not get the job just because she is black.  Did she get it because she is fat?

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/damianthompson/100004386/obamas-fat-surgeon-general-has-some-tough-questions-to-answer/

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:29 | 3028434 flacon
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She is "Full Figured" and she's beautiful just the way she is. It doesn't matter what's on the outside, it's what's on the inside that counts.  /s

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 19:08 | 3028496 machineh
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Empress Hillary does not appreciate your back-handed compliment.

Please report to the chemical castration center for your treatment.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 22:13 | 3028735 Harlequin001
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Evolution dudes...

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 08:13 | 3029187 CompassionateFascist
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Food of the Gods. And the harvest will soon begin.  

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 19:14 | 3028503 Cathartes Aura
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"fat, black, woman"

ticks all the boxes for some.

no illustrations needed, embedded.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 21:53 | 3028704 The trend is yo...
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my friend in the ER is seeing more and more women that are so fat, they actually come in to the ER for stomach pain which is really labor pains.  They ddn't know for 9 months they were pregnant until they are delivering.  The scary part is who is hitting that?

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 23:10 | 3028816 Osmium
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I'm sure alchohol is involved.

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 04:33 | 3029059 Parrotile
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Not just a "problem" in America sunbeam - Australia is in much the same boat too!

http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/diet-and-fitness/fears-for-super-obese-mumstobe-20120514-1yn41.html and http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/obese-mums-baby-risk/story-e6freuy9-1225890473108

And, they are getting larger month on month too.

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 08:15 | 3029188 CompassionateFascist
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People of Walmart bang People of Walmart and produce more People of Walmart. 

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 11:25 | 3029619 Overfed
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He's just following the template laid out by previous African dictators. Fill all cabinet and supreme court positions with friends and cronys.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:39 | 3028368 knukles
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So I've been a success more than once in my lifetime.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:46 | 3028377 Insideher Trading
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Women who are 5'10'' and 112lbs will always be ideal.

...like Adrianna Lima

http://tinyurl.com/cgshn5o

I don't care too much about Gallup or it's poll based sociological pontifications.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:38 | 3028456 knukles
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Could even lower her carbon foot print of she was legless.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 20:10 | 3028585 ShortTheUS
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This doesn't mean you should starve yourself to look like the model in the latest Nieman Marcus commercial.

A balanced diet with some extra protein and intense weight training will lead to weight increase in the form of muscle - which is a very healthy form of weight gain.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 21:49 | 3028700 cbxer55
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ShortTheUS

 

I have no clue why three useful idiots down arrowed you for that comment, it is spot on. It's what I do as well.

Green fer ya.

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 12:40 | 3029890 blunderdog
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   which is a very healthy form of weight gain.

Heavier people are more likely to die.  That's why medical folks started looking at the BMI metric in the first place.  Actuarial tables provided the "insight" that bigger people die sooner, all other things being equal.

It doesn't matter if you're over 200 lbs because you look like Steve Reeves or because you look like John McCain. 

You're more likely to DIE the heavier you are.

That said, there are many very fine reasons to want to carry more muscle-mass around.  "Living longer" just isn't one of them.  Skinny twiggy folks live the longest, statistically.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 20:12 | 3028588 toomanyfakecons...
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She isn't a blow up doll... she is a blow up skeleton. Where's the beef?

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 20:15 | 3028589 hairball48
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Adrianna Lima +100 :)

Inquiring ZH ladies. Hairball is not fat @ 6'4"/190

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 20:59 | 3028645 lunaticfringe
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Adriana?? I dumped her when she put on a few extra ounces. I got a hottie from Ethiopia now.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:48 | 3028383 Essential Nexus
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How am I going to get to my target weight without my 32oz Coke?!

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 23:16 | 3028828 Tirpitz
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With high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Sugar, the bitter truth:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oM

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:48 | 3028386 apberusdisvet
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Blubber is the best contraceptive there is. No wonder the birth rate is down.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:13 | 3028416 Quinvarius
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I think you are on to something.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:16 | 3028419 Winston Churchill
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Theres a piece in every crease though.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:49 | 3028388 AgShaman
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Holy sh*t!

I'm still stuck in 1991

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:50 | 3028389 Essential Nexus
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Replace the title with "Average Ideal number of Ounces of Gold" and then we have something useful.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:50 | 3028390 Miss Expectations
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100% correlation to Michele Obama's weight.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:05 | 3028409 kaiserhoff
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How can anyone look at Moochelle, and claim we have not yet discovered the missing link?

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 00:11 | 3028902 squexx
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Also looking at Moochelle, you can also understand why Barry spent so much time in those gay clubs in Chicago!

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:30 | 3028442 Uncle Remus
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First Plumpster..

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 08:17 | 3029191 CompassionateFascist
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First Rumpster

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 12:58 | 3029948 blunderdog
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What is this all about, really?  It's just hatred of black women, right?

Michelle Obama may not be an attractive person, and you may hate her for all kinds of irrational reasons, but she's not fat. 

She's just big--she's 5' 11" for fuck's sake.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:56 | 3028393 Spastica Rex
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And yet acceptable cholesterol levels keep being lowered. WTF? It's like someone is making money.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:28 | 3028438 Uncle Remus
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Fuck that and the statins they rode in on.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:58 | 3028396 Cathartes Aura
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/slow Sunday

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:08 | 3028405 Dr Benway
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im gonna have a cup of coffee

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 09:32 | 3029293 El Viejo
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coffee can cause prostate problems.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:17 | 3028422 JustPrintMoreDuh
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I think there's a potential market for excessively irradiated tungsten filled gold plated twinkies developing ... 

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:20 | 3028428 Water Is Wet
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Either America is full of midgets, I'm a giant, or anorexia is the new style.  If I weighed the "ideal weight" i'd be a twig.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 22:27 | 3028762 defender
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Agreed.  I know that the average height is something like 5' 10" for males, but even there, at 160# you aren't going to be playing much football, or working for any construction firms.  You should still be able to flip burgers or shuffle papers across a desk, so the american dream can continue.

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 07:39 | 3029148 JohnnyBriefcase
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Your avatar gives me serious WoW nostalgia.

 

 

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:37 | 3028454 I am Jobe
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Crumb away from 450 pouds. Amerikan Women, stuffing their faces and asking where is my Love.

 

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 17:48 | 3028467 Stuck on Zero
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Watch old movies from the thirties.  Everyone is skinny. 

 

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 20:48 | 3028635 TBT or not TBT
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Back then it was well known that eating starchy foods and beverages were fattening, back before the central government go so involved in regulating and propagandizing nutrition nonsense.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 23:19 | 3028833 Tirpitz
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Government solely regulates what the food industry lobbyists tell it to legislate. Sugar tariffs anyone, or corn subsidies?

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 19:10 | 3028498 kevinearick
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...and you gotta levitate that fat...bringing us to the nastiest black hole ever constructed for the purpose...San Francisco...the eunuchs and goddess/witch gatekeepers aren't going to like this...que it up for one more round Johnny...let's see how this economic mobility thingy really (doesn't) works, how the economic priests got caught naked.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 19:21 | 3028516 Getting Old Sucks
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Fukashima?  There are 4 exposed, uncontrolable meltdowns going on and no one can control it.  It is totally radiating the Pacific ocean and spreading nuclear fallout thoughout the world.  No one is talking about it!  Like tuna?  All contaminated!  Cruise the pacific?  Ships make they're own water.  Wonder why the USA isn't monitoring?  The milk you're giving your kids will kill them in 20 years from now!  Sleep sheeple and deny this shit!  Assholes!  Notice how the cancer increased after our nation did all their nuclaer testing?  Wait till you see what this does and No one says shit!  Follow http://enenews.com/ not only for what's happening in Japan but for what's happening here.  Bet most of you don't even know.

Sun, 12/02/2012 - 19:31 | 3028530 LetThemEatRand
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But a bunch of really smart people here told me earlier today that mankind is too puny to affect his environment in a meaningful way.  Besides, I don't see any radiation so it can't possibly be there.  

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