Friday, March 30, 2007

younger generation will live shorter lives ???

"It has been said that obesity outranks both smoking and drinking now in its effects on health and health costs," said committee chair Rob Merrifield, a Conservative MP for the Alberta riding of Yellowhead. "For the first time in recorded history, today's younger generation will live shorter lives than their parents. Yet parents, and this is, I believe, the most alarming statistic that we found, do not recognize the problem." from news online on Tuesday, March 27, 2007 Less food and more excercise are obvious ideas for avoiding this, but what will encourage kids to sacrifice that pleasure? What will inspire them to find energetic activities? Why are the parents not learning? And so on...

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