Who knew, right? What an interesting concept: that a lack of exercise in the U.S. has led to higher rates of obesity. A recent study published by the American Journal of Medicine states that the average caloric intake of Americans have remained the same over the past 20 years while the average body mass index (BMI) has increased.
Physical activity among both men and women has decreased over the past two decades, suggesting that there is an association between less exercise and more fat. The real problem with the obesity of America is not McDonalds, but the comfort of the home couch.
See original article at time.com