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Processed food addiction: Engineered by American food companies

smh.com.au | June 15, 10 at 07:02 AM

Read More: David Kessler, food addiction, Obesity, The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite

Processed food addiction: Engineered by American food companies

Overweight and obesity's cause might be dead simple - eat more kilojoules then you burn up and you'll store the extra kilojoules as fat. But...

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Study: Overweight Girls Who Lose Weight Reduce Adult Diabetes Risk

nih.gov | May 28, 10 at 09:22 AM

Read More: diabetes, girls, National Institutes of Health, obesity, teen

Study: Overweight Girls Who Lose Weight Reduce Adult Diabetes Risk

Overweight girls who lose weight before they reach adulthood greatly reduced their risk for developing type 2 diabetes, according to researchers from the National Institutes...

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Bullies Target Obese Kids

yahoo.com | May 4, 10 at 04:26 PM

Read More: bully, obesity

Bullies Target Obese Kids

For kids, a few extra pounds may invite trouble from the schoolyard bully. New research suggests that just being overweight increases the risk of being...

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DC to use soda tax in campaign against childhood obesity

washingtonpost.com | May 2, 10 at 11:44 AM

Read More: children, obesity, school lunch, soda tax

DC to use soda tax in campaign against childhood obesity

The D.C. Council plans to give final approval Tuesday to school nutrition and physical education standards that would be among the strictest in the country,...

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Aussies will soon be as fat as Americans

globalpost.com | Natasha Wallace | April 23, 10 at 07:51 AM

Read More: australia, obesity

Aussies will soon be as fat as Americans

Hundreds of thousands of Australians will die unnecessarily over the next few years simply for being too fat. Obesity has become the single biggest threat...

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Being fat is bad for your brain

nytimes.com | OLIVIA JUDSON | April 23, 10 at 07:26 AM

Read More: brain, fat, obesity

Being fat is bad for your brain

Being fat is bad for your brain. That, at least, is the gloomy conclusion of several recent studies. For example, one long-term study of more...

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Jamie Oliver: Obesity costs US $150 Billion a year (VIDEO)

ted.com | March 28, 10 at 11:48 PM

Read More: Huntington West Virginia, Jamie Oliver, Obesity

Jamie Oliver: Obesity costs US $150 Billion a year (VIDEO)

Sharing powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, W. Va., TED Prize winner and reality TV star, Chef Jamie Oliver makes the case...

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Want healthy kids? Learn how to cook

cnn.com | Kristen Swensson and Leigh Angel | March 26, 10 at 10:04 AM

Read More: children, cooking, High-fructose corn syrup, Michelle Obama, obesity

Want healthy kids? Learn how to cook

We hear it on the news like a drumbeat: Millions of kids eat out too much, lack access to fruits and vegetables, and it seems...

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Obesity Prevention Should Start Very Early

nytimes.com | RONI CARYN RABIN | March 25, 10 at 11:03 PM

Read More: obesity, prevention

Obesity Prevention Should Start Very Early

Schools have banned cupcakes, issued obesity report cards and cleared space in cafeterias for salad bars. Just last month, Michelle Obama's campaign to end childhood...

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Obesity risks start before birth

LATIMES.COM | March 17, 10 at 09:01 PM

Read More: birth, infancy, obesity, risk

Obesity risks start before birth

Pam Levin's daughter weighed less than 5 pounds at birth. But by the time the child turned 3, Levin and her husband had begun to...

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You're too fat to work for me

nytimes.com | March 17, 10 at 08:50 PM

Read More: discrimination, obesity

You're too fat to work for me

As a woman whose height and weight put me in the obese category on the body-mass-index chart, I cringed when Michelle Obama recently spoke of...

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Study: Soft drinks will put you in an early grave

abcnews.com | COURTNEY HUTCHISON | March 6, 10 at 08:51 AM

Read More: death, diabetes, obesity, soda

Study: Soft drinks will put you in an early grave

Six thousand deaths over the last decade could have been avoided if Americans drank less soda and sugary beverages, according to an analysis from the...

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Cleveland Clinic and Obesity Epidemic Solutions

fortune.com | February 19, 10 at 10:11 PM

Read More: Cleveland Clinic, Delos Cosgrove, epidemic, obesity

Cleveland Clinic and Obesity Epidemic Solutions

Cleveland Clinic's CEO Delos Cosgrove MD says that health care costs can't be controlled unless the obesity epidemic is stopped. And they're stopping the epidemic...

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Many Overweight Teens Don't Think They Are

cbsnews.com | February 8, 10 at 06:28 PM

Read More: children, obesity

Many Overweight Teens Don't Think They Are

Many overweight teens don't think they are, according to an article in The Journal of American Academy of Pediatrics. Referring to the February article, "Where...

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Calorie Density: Key to Permanent Weightloss (VIDEO)

Jeff Novick, RD | February 2, 10 at 11:36 AM

Read More: density, Health, jeff novick, nutrient, Nutrition and Metabolism Disorders, Obesity, Weight loss

Calorie Density: Key to Permanent Weightloss (VIDEO)

THIS JEFF NOVICK VIDEO PROGRAM HAS JUST GONE ON SALE at 25% OFF! Watch this video excerpt from Jeff Novick's 90-minute presentation on Calorie Density....

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Can You Be Fat & Fit? Nope

nytimes.com | GRETCHEN REYNOLDS | January 21, 10 at 01:06 PM

Read More: fat and fit, myths, obesity

Can You Be Fat & Fit? Nope

The idea that people can be overweight and yet still quite healthy began gaining scientific and popular credence some years ago, fueled by the publication...

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USDA 'shorter life expectancy' error

Daelyn Fortney | January 20, 10 at 06:44 AM

Read More: error, obesity, usda

USDA 'shorter life expectancy' error

For the first time ever, the USDA is being honest about our food situation in this country. As posted on the USDA blog: Childhood obesity...

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Obesity treatment for kids works, panel says

msnbc.com | January 19, 10 at 07:46 AM

Read More: children, Diabetes mellitus, obesity, Pediatrics, Weight loss

Obesity treatment for kids works, panel says

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Fructose: Cause of Childhood Diabetes

timesonline.co.uk | Lois Rogers | December 15, 09 at 11:04 AM

Read More: diabetes, Food processing, frutose, Heart disease, Obesity, Soft drink

Fructose: Cause of Childhood Diabetes

Scientists have proved for the first time that a cheap form of sugar used in thousands of food products and soft drinks can damage human...

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Obesity is killing as many as smoking used to

Univ. of Michigan | December 3, 09 at 09:34 AM

Read More: longevity, obesity, smoking

Obesity is killing as many as smoking used to

University of Michigan and Harvard researchers find that the U.S. population won't live longer because even though they've quit smoking, more are overweight If obesity...

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The Perils of Dairy (VIDEO)

December 2, 09 at 05:17 PM

Read More: Butter, cancer, Cheese, dairy, john mcdougall md, milk, obesity

The Perils of Dairy (VIDEO)

Milk, butter, ice cream and cheese are a great source of nutrition -- if you want to pack on weight, feed allergies and autoimmune diseases,...

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Excess Pounds Triple Risk of Periodontal Disease

December 1, 09 at 03:16 PM

Read More: health, obesity, periodontal disease

Excess Pounds Triple Risk of Periodontal Disease

Most folks already know that obesity vastly increases your risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Now, new research provides yet more incentive to slim...

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Too Fat To Graduate? Lincoln University's BMI Requirement Causes Uproar

November 24, 09 at 09:26 PM

Read More: bmi, lincoln university, obesity

Too Fat To Graduate? Lincoln University's BMI Requirement Causes Uproar

Lincoln University students now have one more hurdle to pass before they graduate: losing weight. According to a recently instituted requirement, university students with...

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We're in the wrong business - we should be pushing junk food!

LATIMES.COM | P.J. Huffstutter and Jerry Hirsch | November 19, 09 at 07:23 AM

Read More: corporate shills, food, health, obesity

We're in the wrong business - we should be pushing junk food!

Corporate shills, or just moms looking for a good snack?  You be the judge. Reporting from Los Angeles and Fort Wayne, Ind. - On most...

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Movie popcorn: Heart Attack in a Cardboard Container

LATIMES.COM | November 19, 09 at 07:07 AM

Read More: Movie theater, obesity, popcorn

Movie popcorn: Heart Attack in a Cardboard Container

It's hard to picture someone mindlessly ingesting three McDonald's Quarter Pounders with 12 pats of butter while watching a movie. But according to new laboratory...

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