Not only is it a major problem, but it baffles him. "For what it's worth, how being sedentary has become a major health problem is beyond my understanding," he adds. Our laziness and the subsequent self-induced epidemic has even stumped Stephen Hawking, who, again, has forgotten more about the physical structure of the universe than you'll ever know.
Unlike exiting a black hole or escaping Earth to colonize on other planets, fixing this obesity problem is relatively simple. Hawking offers some common-sense advice: "More physical activity and change in diet. It's not rocket science." Oh, Stephen Hawking's got jokes, folks!