American Obesity Epidemic Traced To Single Heavyset ‘Mayflower’ Passenger

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On this special Thanksgiving Day episode, hear how your own tendency to overeat and your aversion to exercise could stem all the way back to one 327-pound Plymouth Colony settler named Jeremiah Alden.

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