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Size Matters

Posted By Worker Bee On July 23, 2007 @ 2:46 pm In Health,Pictures,Prevention | 11 Comments

Manufacturers are making larger car seats [7] to accommodate heavy children.

Restaurants have expanded seating sizes [8] (and so have amusement parks).

Even medical equipment [9] has required super-sizing.

In fact, expanding the sizes [10] of chair, belts, booths, and other common widgets is one of the hottest areas of product development in business right now.

At the current rate [11], we will achieve 100% child obesity in America by 2044 and 100% total population obesity by 2058.

What does obesity look like in dollars, numbers and lives? Learn why [12] obesity is such a “big” deal.

Technorati Tags: sizing [13], seating [14], obesity [15], epidemic [16]


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[7] larger car seats: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/12122112/

[8] seating sizes: http://observer.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,6903,1535042,00.html

[9] medical equipment: http://livinlavidalocarb.blogspot.com/2006/07/airplane-seats-restaurant-booths-and-x.html

[10] expanding the sizes: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/business2/business2_archive/2006/06/01/8378500/index.htm

[11] the current rate: http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/512239/

[12] Learn why: http://cityguide.greatfallstribune.com/fe/Medical/healthcare.asp

[13] sizing: http://technorati.com/tag/sizing

[14] seating: http://technorati.com/tag/seating

[15] obesity: http://technorati.com/tag/obesity

[16] epidemic : http://technorati.com/tag/epidemic

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