Obesity in Society Quotes

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To say that obesity is caused by merely consuming too many calories is like saying that the only cause of the American Revolution was the Boston Tea Party.
Adelle Davis

Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
Bob Filner

Obesity now contributes to the death of more than 360000 Americans a year. The incidence of childhood obesity is now at epidemic levels. Alarm bells are going off all over the place. But our government has done virtually nothing.
Tom Harkin

Exercise is one of the best ways in preventing the rapid growth of obesity in America.
Lee Haney

More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do something about the growth of obesity in our children. We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act.
Lee Haney

Obesity among young Americans is a serious problem that can have serious ramifications in the long run.
Virgina Foxx

I've spent two years being politically correct about parents, but it's time to say, if you're giving your young kids fizzy drinks then you're an ars*hole and a tosser.
Jamie Oliver

If you give them [kids] bags of crisps you're an idiot. If you are not cooking them a hot meal sort it out. If these people truly care they have got to take control.
Jamie Oliver

I've seen kids aged four open a lunchbox with a cold, half-eaten McDonald's, multiple bags of crisps and a tin of Red Bull. You laugh and then you want to cry.
Jamie Oliver

Three quarters of diabetics are Type 2 diabetics, and two thirds of them have a disease which could be preventable with exercise, diet and more healthy choices.
Tony Blair

As obesity increases we are seeing more and more young people, some as young as seven, being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, previously only seen in those over 40. It won't be long before we start seeing our children growing up losing limbs and becoming blind as they develop the serious complications of having the condition.
Cathy Moulton

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