Addiction, obesity, starvation (anorexia nervosa) are political problems, not psychiatric: each condenses and expresses a contest between the individual and some other person or persons in his environment over the control of the individual's body.
— Thomas Szasz

Children with obesity and diabetes live harder poorer lives, they often don't finish school and earn much less than their healthy counterparts.
Mark Hyman obesity quote

This might be the first generation where kids are dying at a younger age than their parents and it's related primarily to the obesity problem.
— Judy Davis

My new favorite quote is, Feed kids Cokes and french fries and you get an obesity crisis. Feed them mental junk food and you get non-readers and poor thinkers.
— Joy Hakim

The correlation between poverty and obesity can be traced to agricultural policies and subsidies.
— obesity quotation by Michael Pollan