DALLAS (Reuters) – Americans may reduce the amount they spend on food in response to a sour economy but some experts fear they may pick up weight in the process.
The specter of "recession pounds" is a concern weighing on health professionals, who point to numerous studies linking obesity and unhealthy eating habits to low incomes.
They fear that as people cut food spending they will cut back on healthy but relatively expensive items such as fresh fish, fruit, vegetables and whole grains, in favor of cheaper options high in sugar and saturated fats.
And when they can no longer afford to buy food or it's not readily available - and they haven't PREPPED for leaner times (pardon the pun). eventually they'll have those round, protruding abdomens that are a sign of malnutrition and starvation!
And then another headline said "Cheney Says NO ONE Saw the Recession Coming."
I guess I'm part of the "NO ONE" crowd.
What a dumb ass.