Eleanor Beardsley http://michiganradio.org en The French Are Getting Fatter, Too http://michiganradio.org/post/french-are-getting-fatter-too <em>Part of an ongoing <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/136462878/living-large-obesity-in-america">series</a> on obesity in America.</em><p>As the United States struggles to cope with obesity rates, France is often looked to as a counterexample. Yet obesity is on the rise there as well now, and though French culinary traditions are often credited with keeping people trim, some worry those eating habits are under assault.<p>French obesity rates are still far below those of the United States and other European countries. One might think they would be a lot worse. Sat, 06 Aug 2011 18:10:47 +0000 Eleanor Beardsley 3642 at http://michiganradio.org The French Are Getting Fatter, Too