Well, isn’t this weird? The obesity rate in New York City has skyrocketed since Nanny Bloomberg took control of the city.
Reduce the obesity rate in New York City? Fat chance!
More New Yorkers than ever are living large, despite Nanny Bloomberg’s war on sugary drinks and fast foods, statistics obtained by The Post reveal.
The city’s obesity rate among adults has skyrocketed 25 percent since Mayor Bloomberg took office in 2002, city Health Department figures show.
That year, nearly one in five New Yorkers was considered obese. Now almost one in four is.
The figures are surprising given Gotham’s residents are doing better according to other health indicators. (Read More)
Maybe all of the former smokers are compensating by overeating. Or maybe people now assume everything they eat is healthy because of Nanny Bloomberg’s efforts. Who knows?