April 19th, 2005

red panda eating bamboo

Today's bit of good news

Seen elsewhere on my flist, passing it on.

Obesity Danger May Have Been Overstated (AP, by Carla K. Johnson). Excerpt:
Collapse )
I'm very surprised (pleasantly so) that they admitted it. Of course, "the CDC is not going to use the brand-new figure of 25,814 in its public awareness campaigns and is not going to scale back its fight against obesity." (Because, I believe, that would take money away from the diet industry, who are used to having it.) But it's something.