Cutting down on the military fat

It came as quite a shock for most Canadians last week when it was reported that almost half of our military personnel are overweight and that a shocking one in four is considered obese.

DND Photo: MCpl. Frank Hudec
Contrary to the images of buff men and women Canadians have come to expect, a recent survey found almost half of Canada’s military personnel are overweight, and a shocking one in four is obese.
Scott Taylor
Published: Wednesday, 02/02/2011 12:00 am EST

It came as quite a shock for most Canadians last week when it was reported that almost half of our military personnel are overweight and that a shocking one in four is considered obese.

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