On Dieting

We live in a world that’s hungry for a diet to end all diets. Two out of five women and one out of five men would trade three to five years of their life to achieve their weight goals. Young girls are more afraid of becoming fat than they are of nuclear war, cancer, or losing their parents.

Michael Snyder, MD

It’s amazing to me that the idea of being fat is worse than cancer or nuclear war. I think this says something about the emphasis we place on the way we look rather than how we feel. Snyder has a full article talking about his new book here.

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