Re: a to-do list for the next century

From: Cynthia (
Date: Tue Mar 28 2000 - 10:41:52 MST

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From: Michael S. Lorrey <>

> > This is the kind of prejudice that has caused the problem of obesity to be
> > ignored and even blamed on the victim. Obesity, is often age related.
> > who follow the same diet and exercise programs for years, suddenly reach a
> > certain age, and start packing on weight like mad.
> >
> > And apparently, when they are encouraged to follow low fat/low calorie
> > their problems get worse. Anyway, for a rather lengthy and technical
> > discussion of the subject, read
> Considering I'm someone who doesn't get as much exercise as I should
> (tho my senescence is more PC related than tv related), and who comes
> from a family with a tendency toward slow metabolisms and low thryoid
> levels, I understand what you are saying, but I am being as hard on
> myself as on anyone else.

Exercise is a good thing, it helps improve insulin resistance, but unfortunately
it is not a solution.

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