The politically correct opinion that fat it ok seems to be rooted in the belief that our body image obsession is all about vanity. The unpolitically correct truth is that fat is killing us and health.com has a great article listing in great detail 19 Good Reasons Not To Be Fat. Guess what, none of them have anything to do with vanity.
All of us can do a favor to ourselves, our families and our country’s health budget by maintaing a healthy weight. And of course there is the unfortunate side effect of looking good. But then there is a price to pay for everything.
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