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Obesity experts to discuss latest research in Little Rock

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 11, 2013 at 7:19 a.m.

LITTLE ROCK — Obesity experts will meet in Little Rock this week to discuss the latest research at a symposium.

Experts will present the latest obesity-related research at the first Arkansas Obesity Scientific Symposium on Wednesday.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is hosting the event, which starts at 10 a.m.

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LevyRat says... December 11, 2013 at 12:07 p.m.

Here is some of my late breaking research news:

Eat a lot of sugar and crap, sit on your backside and you get fat.

Eat moderate portions of heathly food, get a little exercise and you don't get fat.

Where is my check?

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SurferDuuuude says... December 11, 2013 at 9:20 p.m.

Rumor has it dinner after the symposium is the all-you-can-eat buffet at Golden Corral.

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Populist says... December 12, 2013 at 9:20 a.m.

Packman,

You are too funny! I do think that the Golden Corrals should have to post a warning under their sign that eating there can be hazardous to your health.

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JessePinkman says... December 12, 2013 at 10:14 a.m.

Maybe they can put a report that fruits and vegetables ARE real food, and that fast food can possibly make you fat if you eat too much of it. Oh, and obesity is a huge factor in the life expectancy in the US being as low as it is

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DontDrinkDatKoolAid says... December 12, 2013 at 11:23 a.m.

The first question that I would ask, How many are on food stamps that are fat compared to the ones not on food stamps. What is the ratio?

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80Redux says... December 12, 2013 at 2:32 p.m.

I always overeat at conferences.......

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djigoo says... December 12, 2013 at 3:52 p.m.

Took my Mom to the Dollar Tree on Markham for candles yesterday. Yowza!!!

If they want to study obesity, Little Rock is an ideal place to be.

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flipflop says... December 13, 2013 at 9:35 a.m.

Now djigoo, don't talk about your momma like that

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