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Obesity Warnings May Appear on Clothes for Overweight People

Obesity Warnings May Appear on Clothes for Overweight People



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Randall Jeppesen ReportingSome leading health professors in London are suggesting that clothes designed for overweight people come with warnings about obesity.

An obesity warning on clothes?

BYU professor of Lifestyle Medicine Steven Aldana says, "Why not?"

Steven Aldana: "Any message that says you ought to think about changing your lifestyle, I would welcome. Now whether or not it's on a shirt, somebody's underwear or tattooed to their forehead, that's for the markets to decide."

Aldana, who just finished a book rating the nutrition at fast food restaurants, says he would put the warnings everywhere.

Steven Aldana: "I'd put it on billboards, and on television ad spots."

And some US companies are starting to head in this direction. Take a normal candy bar that inside the wrapper says, "Eat in moderation."

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