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Should Fat People Pay More For Insurance?

Thomas2739 Wrote: May 27, 2012 11:27 AM
ooohhhh, you are so goody goody with your BS diet. Nothing like a reformed sinner, to blame and point fingers to those that do not like what you eat. There have been more BS diets, that politician lies.

In our long road trip to my grandfather’s memorial service, we had a conversation I would like to invite you to be a part of. It’s clear that America has an obesity problem. How do we solve it?

Education isn’t working. Will power of people just isn’t strong enough and almost weekly it seems like we get new information on something. One week it’s the Mediterranean diet, the next Paleo and so on.

My opinion is that changing economic incentives will change outcomes. Governments have responded by taxing sugary drinks, candy, and fast food. However, just eating at a...