August 15, 1990

American Public Riveted To News of Iraq and Saudi Arabia

Report Summary

In a nation bombarded by a steady stream of new diets, health conscious cookbooks, physical fitness, low-fat foods and cholesterol tests, many Americans still say they are overweight and only a small number rate their physical condition and health as excellent. Fighting the battle of the bulge as well as the urge to exercise continues to be a constant challenge for American adults.