21 Jul '11, 1pm

8 Foods That Keep Us Fat: Counting Calories Alone Proven Ineffective: It seems I’ve written a lot lately about h...

8 Foods That Keep Us Fat: Counting Calories Alone Proven Ineffective: It seems I’ve written a lot lately about h...

8 Foods That Keep Us Fat: Counting Calories Alone Proven Ineffective It seems I’ve written a lot lately about how we’re getting fatter as a nation. Last week a report came out with the fattest and least fat states and it was disconcerting to say the least. "Today, the state with the lowest adult obesity rate would have had the highest rate in 1995," Jeff Levi, executive director of the Trust for America's Health told Reuters . It's impacting every aspect of our society. The military has to turn away 15,000 potential recruits a year because weight makes them unfit for battle. In 2008, medical care costs of obesity in the U.S. totaled about $147 billion, according to the CDC . It seems we're fighting a losing battle and a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine may answer part of the question as to why. The study found that the quality of the foods that yo...

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