Does Your Body Belong to You?

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"What will it take," asked New York Times writer Mark Bittman last Sunday, "to get Americans to change our eating habits?" This is a subject of great concern to progressives today. As A. Barton Hinkle explains, many of them are deeply distressed that-despite incessant lecturing on the subject-too many of their fellow citizens continue to eat what they like, rather than what progressives think they should eat.