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Fat City, U.S.A.

Dan Farber, professor of law | July 6, 2012

The graphic below, from the Economist, shows the amount of excess biomass due to obesity and overall population.  As the chart shows, obese North Americans are carrying around an extra 263 million kilograms of fat — or just about 290 thousand tons of fat.  That’s a daunting thought. That’s a pattern that definitely isn’t going … Continue reading »