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Obesity is a condition in which the natural energy reserve, stored in the fatty tissue of humans and other mammals, is increased to a point where it is associated with certain health conditions or increased mortality.
Overweight in fiction
- In Rubens's time, overweight women were just a passing fashion [see here], just as extremely skinny women are a passing fashion in the early 20th century and today.
- The overweight, doughnut-eating cop who believes skateboarding is a crime
- Last Tango in Paris (1972) A grieving widower, middle-age and overweight American exile Paul (Marlon Brando) engages in a sadomasochistic relationship with ...