I guess I'd better get crackin' on that New Years resolution!
It can lead to a lot of things. It is always eyeopening to go to a European country. You don't see the huge people you see ever here. Even your garden variety fat people are pretty rare. When you do see one its an even bet that they are American tourists. Not surprising given how sedentary our lifestyle is compared to anywhere else on the planet and how much some of us eat.
The first thing I notice when I return to the States from Europe is how incredibly fat the children here are.