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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 bullied. And factors that usually play a...

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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, mandating that low-calorie and low-fat meals be...

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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 to public health in this country of...

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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 than 6,500 people in northern California found...

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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 for an all-out assault on our ignorance...

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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 no one's teaching them how to make...

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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 obesity promised to get young people moving...

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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 bristle at some of the comments about...

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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 putting her daughters on a diet. While...

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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 University of California, San Francisco. The analysis...

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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 at their hospital. Watch: ...

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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 Perception Meets Reality: Self-Perception of Weight in...

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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. Understanding a few simple concepts about calorie...

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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 of a number of studies showing that...

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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 is one of the greatest public health...

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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 metabolism and is fuelling the obesity crisis....

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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 trends continue, the negative effect on the...

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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, and grow fatal tumors. In this complete,...

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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 down: Excess weight can undermine your oral...

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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 a body mass index (BMI) over 30...

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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 days, Andrea Deckard can be found in...

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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 analyses commissioned by the nonprofit Center for...

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Study: 40% of U.S. May Be Obese by 2018

CBSNEWS.COM | November 17, 09 at 05:43 PM

Read More: cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity

Study: 40% of U.S. May Be Obese by 2018

f current obesity trends continue, more than 40 percent of adults in the United states will be obese and spending on the epidemic will quadruple to $344 billion by 2018, according to...

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On-off fasting helps obese adults shed pounds

YAHOO.COM | Anne Harding | November 13, 09 at 12:23 PM

Read More: fasting, obesity

On-off fasting helps obese adults shed pounds

Fasting every other day can help obese people lose weight, a small study hints. Even though the study participants ate whatever they wanted on their non-fasting days, they lost an average of...

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