Is Your Car Making You Fat?

Is Your Car Making You Fat?
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Is Your Car Making You Fat?

Diet experts often name high-calorie coffee drinks and growing fast food proportions as common causes of extra pounds. But is your car also a culprit, sabotaging your weight loss efforts in sneaky ways you haven't realized? 

"Americans spend a lot of time in their cars," remarks Jamie Page Deaton, managing editor of the U.S. News Best Car Rankings. “In recent years, automakers have added all sorts of new car features, like fridges and drink coolers, that make it easy to eat in the car. Time spent sitting in traffic can easily turn into time spent snacking mindlessly – and those extra calories, plus a lack of activity, translate into extra pounds if you’re not careful.”