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(International Business Times)   Scientists have come up with yet another reason why children are obese which isn't 'they eat too much food'   (ibtimes.co.uk ) divider line
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2014-06-25 08:05:35 PM  
3 votes:

addy2: freetomato: The movie fat kid in 1971 looks positively svelte compared to some of today's kids.  His mother was pretty over-protective if I recall correctly.

Of course all the Fark nutrition experts and armchair psychologists will say this is of course true and point to their skinny kids as proof. Any way to pat your sad self on the back and look down on those other people who aren't as smart.


So we should be looking up to stupid people?

In that case I'm adding you to my favorites as "very admirable".
2014-06-25 07:29:21 PM  
3 votes:

Just what I always wanted. My own little obese child. I will name him George, and I will hug him and pet him and squeeze him and pat him and pet him and rub him and caress him and...


d.ibtimes.co.uk

2014-06-25 07:17:52 PM  
3 votes:
Shout to all my lost boys. Bangarang
kiddos1234.files.wordpress.com

www.quickmeme.com
2014-06-26 01:38:48 AM  
2 votes:

poodebunker: JesseL: poodebunker: JesseL: This is one small area of parenting I haven't farked up too badly.

Awwwww! If that lil wader is yours, double awwwwww!

Thanks :) All mine.


/he thought the water was a bit chilly

Oh! I love that! I just adore kids romping in water. At the earliest age my dad had us kids swimming, water skiing, fishing and water rafting. So many wonderful memories come to me seeing your son enjoying that. Thanks for sharing those pictures.


I remember my Dad teaching me to swim.

Getting the knots untied was the hardest part.
2014-06-25 11:57:19 PM  
2 votes:
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Remember, nobody is going to kidnap your fat kids. Fat is the ultimate protection.
2014-06-25 07:37:36 PM  
2 votes:

JesseL: This is one small area of parenting I haven't farked up too badly.

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What the hell is wrong with you??????
He should be inside playing video games or watching reality TV!!!
Don't you care about pharmaceutical company executives?
They have families to feed to you know. And mansions to pay for.
If this boy keeps being active and healthy he will not need to rely of various medications when he is older.
You and your kind are so selfish.
Always thinking of your own health and well being.
2014-06-25 07:18:40 PM  
2 votes:

Dahnkster: Shout to all my lost boys. Bangarang
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Our ice cream guy makes them run a little bit before he stops.  I think he's just an asshole, but maybe he's helping in his own way.
2014-06-26 11:24:42 AM  
1 vote:
When I was a kid in the early 60s, you got a soda pop maybe once a week, and you split a 10 oz bottle with a sibling.
You got a candy bar maybe once a week IF you were lucky.
A trip to the candy store meant maybe getting candy, but a cap gun or a roll of caps would last much longer.
In order to fend off boredom, you could walk anywhere, unattended.
Be home by dark, don't get hurt.

No body got shot in school.
We all were slim.

Fat kids just weren't around.
When the carnival came to town, you could pay a quarter to see real, live freaks in a tent.
There were people covered with tattoos, and women with facial hair, and morbidly obese people.
They were FREAKS of nature.

Now, they are in line eating deep fried oreos at the fair.
2014-06-26 09:02:58 AM  
1 vote:

ikanreed: Dear god, stupid people:

not everything is about "trying to dodge responsibility"

Sometimes, and this is crazy, I know, we like to actually understand what changed in society to allow for the changes we see in individuals.  Tools to help us shape future policy.  It's not "common sense" because it's actually trying to understand aggregate problems rather than engage in reductionist dismissals.


Shut up, nerd. Stupid scientists, trying to use "evidence" and "data" to come to conclusions. Just use common sense. Kids get fat because they're lazier now than when I was a kid, and parents have uniquely, for the first time in history, begun pampering them.
2014-06-25 11:32:56 PM  
1 vote:
The other day, my toddler fell down a short flight of stairs at the bar. Couple of scrapes and bruises, but she was back to her normal self in short order. I think we're gonna be just fine.

/did leave after she fell
//was getting on toward go-time anyway
2014-06-25 10:31:02 PM  
1 vote:
data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children

If you need to use longitude and latitude to measure your children they are too large.
2014-06-25 09:11:48 PM  
1 vote:

Pichu0102: Why not also look into why our current foods are causing excess fat and hunger to begin with?


git yer gorramn hands off my disco fries!
2014-06-25 08:49:08 PM  
1 vote:

Savage Belief: freetomato: The movie fat kid in 1971 looks positively svelte compared to some of today's kids.  His mother was pretty over-protective if I recall correctly.

Is that Agustus Gloop?


It is.

When I was a kid my mom ran us out to play of we watched more than four Scooby Doo's or Flintstones type shows in a row. Probably for her own peace of mind. All the other kids got kicked put at the same time. Frisbee! Tag! Kickball! Hide and Seek! Down at the creek finding crawdads or tadpoles...you name it. We didn't have gamer physical inactivity back when I was a kid.

But I have an onion on my belt now, you whippersnappers. And I know how to use it.
2014-06-25 08:01:24 PM  
1 vote:

the_end_is_rear: JesseL: This is one small area of parenting I haven't farked up too badly.

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What the hell is wrong with you??????
He should be inside playing video games or watching reality TV!!!
Don't you care about pharmaceutical company executives?
They have families to feed to you know. And mansions to pay for.
If this boy keeps being active and healthy he will not need to rely of various medications when he is older.
You and your kind are so selfish.
Always thinking of your own health and well being.


And is that a river he is playing in? OMG, do you know how many germs are in there? And no shirt! What about skin cancer? You monster!
2014-06-25 07:32:22 PM  
1 vote:

meat0918: Dahnkster: Shout to all my lost boys. Bangarang
[kiddos1234.files.wordpress.com image 321x400]

[www.quickmeme.com image 410x308]

Our ice cream guy makes them run a little bit before he stops.  I think he's just an asshole, but maybe he's helping in his own way.


Did you know that when the ice cream man plays turkey in the straw that means he is out of ice cream? True fact.
 
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