Comment 53275

By Centrist (registered) | Posted December 18, 2010 at 12:30:46

Capitalist - You're right. There actually are several sociological studies linking overweight and obesity to poverty. People of lower socioeconomic status tend to have less access to resources which promote good health, and less income and time available to purchase and prepare healthier meals.
Health problems arising from overweight and obesity put a strain on the health care system, which is just one of many reasons why we need to get serious about eliminating poverty.

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