Definition

obesity: weight problem, fatness, grossness, stoutness noun
obese: fat, overweight, heavy, plump, stout adjective
  • "Rather, food manufacturers will be legally obliged to show a "gruesome" image of an obese person."
  • "With around 20% of the British population currently falling into the "obese" category, and a further 40% being classified as "overweight", the government decided a change was necessary."
  • "Trial runs in towns with high obesity levels have shown that consumers are likely to avoid unhealthy products if they have a picture of an unhealthy body on them. As part of the new regulations, healthier food options will also feature photos of unrealistic slim body types in an attempt to lure consumers towards these products."
  • "Due to popular demand, as well as the concerning rise of obesity in our office, I'm proud to officially open the “Xavier Delavigne Memorial Sport and Fitness center for exercise”."
  • "Studies show that the current "traffic light" labelling system - red, amber and green labels representing the amounts of salt, sugar, and fat - for foods on sale in supermarkets is reasonably common, but not effective enough in reducing obesity."
  • "In an attempt to tackle the obesity epidemic, the British government today announced a new labelling system to be used on food."
  • "Brent : Moira, the rate of obesity in America is significantly higher than in any other country in the world."
  • "New study shows American obesity increasing at alarming rates"
  • "A new report published by the BNB (Bad News Bearers) shows that obesity among Americans is not slowing down, as naive idealists continue to suggest, but rather growing at a nearly exponential rate."

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