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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, just as extremely skinny women are a fashion passing 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 ...

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