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Study: Obesity Surge Fueled by Sedentary Lifestyle

Super-sized sodas, cheap junk food and huge portions at restaurants might not be what’s really feeding the U.S. obesity epidemic.   Many Americans have stopped doing any sort of physical activity.   Using data from the Centers for Disease Control’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), researchers from Stanford University’s School of Medicine showed that while caloric intake appears not to have risen, inactivity has surged.   According to the CDC,...

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