Skip to comments.Fattest city designation lands Evansville (Indiana) on British TV program
Posted on 01/15/2012 5:31:07 PM PST by Libloather
Fattest city designation lands Evansville on British TV program
Result of Gallup poll
By Julie Rosenbaum-Engelhardt
Evansville Courier & Press
Posted January 11, 2012 at 9:23 p.m.
EVANSVILLE The ranking of residents of the Evansville metropolitan area as the most obese in America in a recent Gallup poll has lured a British television crew to the city.
The crew has been in town this week at Deaconess Hospital and other locations to film an episode of the British show "Supersize vs. Superskinny."
Hosted by Dr. Christian Jessen, the show features information about dieting and extreme eating lifestyles. Its goal is to highlight the impact obesity has on patient health and the U.S. health care system.
Roger Oldham, director of "Supersize vs. Superskinny," said obesity is a problem in England, too.
"We're not too far behind," Oldham said.
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I guess they skipped Philly...
I’ve seen some darn plump Indianans, and some darn skinny ones, too. I wonder if the Evansville situation is an extended clan of fat rednecks :-)
Home of the fried pork brain....
No need to go to Indiana. There are tons of fat people in England and way more fast food joints. Fish & Chips, Fried Chicken, Kebabs, etc. A hamburger over there is diet food.
I prefer blood pudding and blood sausage when I am there.
Most of the food I was served the last time I was in England left a puddle of grease on my plate. Their meat is almost inedible it is so tough. And their toilet paper is about 450grit.
Apparently fast food is not as popular in Bolivia:
After 14 years of presence in the country, and despite all the existing campaigns and having a network, the chain was forced to close the eight restaurants that remained open in the three main cities: La Paz, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
I disagree with your comments about American dentition. We have way more people with “Meth Mouth” than snaggled teeth. It is hard to believe that their black, rotted stubs used to be teeth...
BINGO! thats a better word for it “meth-mouth” LOL!
I grew up in Evansville (but I exercise diligently, and have 12% body fat). I haven’t eaten a brain sandwich for years, but they are tasty...
I went to college in Evansville and one thing I remember, a good BBQ place called Wolf’s BBQ. If I lived in Evansville, I would be eating at that place frequently and would be much heavier as well ! Food is very very good !
It's called John Wayne toilet paper, pilgrim. Rough as he**, and doesn't take sh** off of anybody. I have a case of it around for emergencies. ;)
"We're coming for ya, Evansville!"
Thanks, I was trying to remember the name of that place just the other day. I used to fly some clients in and out of there and we would eat there on layover.
I’m not shocked to read this.
Blood Pudding?????? What the ell is blood pudding??? At least I’ve heard of blood sausage but not sure I’ve ever seen one.....not to mention brain sandwich??? Sounds like an episode of Anthony Bourdain to me..
I grew up in California...avocados, oranges, lots of fruit and veggies growing on our property + fish + salads...just can’t imagine this Indiana food.
What the hell is an “Indianan”?
It’s Hoosier, dammit!
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