The Difference Between 1999 and 2008

T-shirt

Do you think this is just a coincidence or just a different audience? It’s not. This problem is for real. 

More

The American obesity epidemic 1989 – 2010

Fat Forecast: Disaster

Why Do 20 Percent of Boys in America Get ADHD?

Why Americans are Obese: Chocolate Milk

The Truth About Burger King

More about the free updates that people get.

More

left
Sugar vs Fat on BBC: Which is Worse? 117
Health Care System Failing Obese Children – Here’s a Solution 22
LCHF Greetings from Australia 48
The Dreamfields Pasta Fraud 255
Can You Prevent Childhood Obesity with a Lot of Carbohydrates? 17
Diabetes Disaster in China 63
Insulin, the Obesity Epidemic and a Giant German Baby 42
Four Simple Steps to a Healthier and Leaner Life 21
“Why Was I Still Fat?” 28
Losing Weight Long Term on LCHF 54
A Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet from 1953 21
It’s the Insulin, Stupid 154
right

9 Comments

  1. FrankG
    Maybe it was because in 1999 all those geeky Linux guys were buying the T-Shirts for their girlfriends???

    Noooo... that can't be it :-)

  2. Adolfo Neto
    Maybe in 1999 the Linux Geeks were younger?
    Reply: #3
  3. Let's say for arguments sake that they didn't add a single geek, thus they're all 9 years older.

    Would it be normal to increase two T-shirt sizes in 9 years?

    Reply: #9
  4. Paul
    That's music to the ears of Pfizer, Novartis and Co. They planned it all carefully, step by step, long time ago.
  5. LarryB
    Is this US data or Europe? There has been a lot of size inflation in the US - today's Medium is the Large of 10 years ago, and is apparently still a Large in Europe.

    All the shirts I buy in the US from mainstream brands are Medium, but the ones from fashion brands or European makers are sized Large. If that's US data, it's even worse than it looks. Just move everyone up another size!

    FYI, I'm 5' 11" and 180 lbs with a 34" waist (real, my jeans say 32) and a 42" chest. That's 180cm tall, 82 kg, 86cm waist, 107 cm chest. (I typically wear a 50 or 52 EUR jacket.)

    By any reasonable standard, I should wear a Large, but I don't in the US.

  6. Daci
    EEK! I'm one of those Linux geeks..I only went up one t shirt size however. In my case, it took me way longer.
    Since being on hflc,I've shrank,however.
  7. Aaron Smith
    Using the same analytical thinking that has proven that fat consumption causes heart disease, it's obvious that Linux is fattening.
  8. Steve
    Android is at its core just another Linux distribution, stop your Android hate Dr.Apple Fanboy!!!

    :)

  9. js290
    Between 1999 and 2008 I was wearing XL. Since then I've shrunk down to a M.
up

Leave a Reply

Reply to comment #0 by

Pictures of participants through Gravatar