Which presidents were most unhealthy

Published On: Sep 27 2012 11:55:46 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2012 01:59:56 PM PDT

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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