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KS Change Task 20 20120329

Obesity Quiz

1. Obesity is not a disease. People who weigh too much have only themselves to blame.

True False

2. Only smoking tops obesity when it comes to health care costs.

True False

3. There’s no question that BMI is the best way to measure obesity.

True False

4. If you’re middle-aged and overweight, it’s best to stay that way.

True False

5. Obese children have lots of time to grow out of the problem.

True False

6. Chubby people are generally cheerful people.

True False

7. Most obese people wouldn’t exercise more even if you paid them.

True False

8. Weight management apps have a poor track record.

True False

9. Diet is more important than exercise to weight loss.

True False

10. Hispanic women are the hardest hit by the obesity epidemic.

True False



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