Lose Weight in Order to Graduate from College
Obesity is an epidemic in the US and Lincoln University in
Pennsylvania is trying to help students to be more conscious of their
health. Students now have one more hurdle to pass before they graduate:
losing weight. According to a recently instituted requirement,
university students with a body mass index (BMI) over 30 will have to
take a physical education class as part of the "Fitness for Life"
program in order to receive their diploma.
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Too Fat to Graduate
Junk cheap food laden with animal products is one of the major causes
of obesity in our country. We should applaud Lincoln University for at
least encouraging their students to look into what makes them
overweight. It's well-known that a well-balanced plant-based diet helps
reduce the rate of many chronic health problems including obesity.
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