Which presidents were most unhealthy

POSTED: 2:55 PM Sep 27 2012   UPDATED: 12:03 AM Oct 10 2012

The health of a president can change the attitude of a nation -- or the course, if he dies. Take a look at how healthy some of our past leaders were.

William H. Taft
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Library of Congress

William H. Taft (1909-1913) was a teetotaler, but he had hypertension, digestive complications, severe obesity and numerous cases of food poisoning. He lost 80 pounds after leaving the White House.

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