Eating soul food, fast food, and fried foods are known as fulfilling and regular diets in the black community. Even though over-indulging in these foods add on extra pounds, that hasn’t always changed one’s desire to eat them.
Thus, would you concur that being overweight becomes a way of life that some women have grown to appreciate? The numbers show that African-American women have the highest obesity rate of among other American women. “Four out of five black women have a body mass index above 25 percent, the threshold for being overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.” Click on the link below to read more on how being obese/overweight has become prevalent in the African American culture.