I found this funny calorie comparison online. I’ve always wondered if the government actually has a say on obesity. On the one hand, people have been saying that obesity drives up national health care expenditure because obese people are more likely to get sick. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that they raise the TOTAL expenditure–obese people tend to live a shorter life, therefore, their life time health care expenditure might actually be lowered. If obesity is economically neutral, does that mean it’s less legitimate for the government to impose various measures such as calorie display on menus?