Beginning in the 1950s, people suffering from smoking-related diseases started suing cigarette companies. That made sense. Those companies were found to be suppressing evidence cigarettes cause any number of health issues and trial lawyers were happy to take a cut for helping patients get compensation.
People burdened with extra body fat know all too well that one size doesn t fit all especially when it comes to weight loss. Many are hoping, though, that today s rapidly progressing research on the genetics of obesity will produce a one-size-fits-all approach to slimming down their bulging curves. But as exciting as this research is, the unfortunate reality is that most overweight people won t be able to squeeze a solution out of it. Source Notes: (From Priorities Vol. 8, No. 2, 1996)