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Fake Obesity Experts (VIDEO)

January 23, 13 at 10:18 PM

Read More: Andrew Weil, brenda davis, caldwell esselstyn, Colin Campbell, diet, Doug LIsle, experts, George Halvorson, jeff novick, joel fuhrman, John Funder, john mcdougall, John Robbins, julieanna hever, Kelly Brownell, low-carb, michael klaper, neal barnard, obesity, paleo, Patricia Crawford, Regina Benjamin, Rip Esselstyn, Robert Lustig, vegan, video, weight loss

Fake Obesity Experts (VIDEO)

A lot of top obesity "experts" say they know what makes people fat, and how to fix it. The only problem is: they just can't seem to do it where their own...

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Raw diet heavy in greens is key to gorilla slimness and health

June 9, 11 at 11:58 AM

Read More: gorilla, new york times, obesity, protein

Raw diet heavy in greens is key to gorilla slimness and health

The New York Times recently published an article asserting that a high protein intake -- similar, they say, to the Atkins diet -- is the reason gorillas in the wild are thin...

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Fatter bus passengers, bigger bus seats, fewer bus passengers as a result

May 26, 11 at 02:34 PM

Read More: bus, obesity

Fatter bus passengers, bigger bus seats, fewer bus passengers as a result

An open bus seat could be harder to find. That is, if the Federal Transit Administration has its way. The agency recently asked to add 25 pounds to passenger weight allowances when...

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Sugar Is a Poison, Says UCSF Obesity Expert

April 25, 11 at 08:44 AM

Read More: diabetes, heart disease, lustig, obesity, sugar

Sugar Is a Poison, Says UCSF Obesity Expert

The rise of obesity is usually blamed on too much eating and not enough exercising, but Robert Lustig, MD, a UC San Francisco pediatric neuroendocrinologist, asks us to look beyond the obvious....

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Study: High Fructose Syrup = 48% More Weight Gain Than Sugar

March 28, 11 at 10:05 PM

Read More: high fructose corn syrup, obesity, study

Study: High Fructose Syrup = 48% More Weight Gain Than Sugar

Editor's note: This article mentions animal studies. We see animal studies receiving attention in the media, and we see government bodies sometimes basing nutritional policy on such work, at least in part....

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What, me fat? Half of women underestimate their weight

ConsumerReports.org | March 26, 11 at 09:14 AM

Read More: obesity, underestimage

What, me fat? Half of women underestimate their weight

Half of women underestimate their weight, and the weight of their kids, according to a study presented this week at a meeting of the American Heart Association. Researchers at Columbia University...

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Studies: Overweight is major risk factor for cancer

latimes.com | March 8, 11 at 08:19 AM

Read More: cancer, obesity, overweight

Studies: Overweight is major risk factor for cancer

Two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese and, according to a growing body of evidence, at greater risk of getting, and dying of, cancer. 'Obesity is almost like the new smoking,' says...

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Are you overweight? It's because of the food you choose to eat (VIDEO)

vegsource.com | March 8, 11 at 08:13 AM

Read More: cancer, get healthy now red, heart attack, jeff novick, obesity, overweight, video

Are you overweight? It's because of the food you choose to eat (VIDEO)

Are you overweight?  Maybe just a little?  Maybe a lot? Guess what: being even a little overweight is dangerous to your health. Here are studies from just the past 30 days: Obesity...

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Obesity Alone Raises Risk of Fatal Heart Attack, Study Finds

webmd.com | February 15, 11 at 08:21 AM

Read More: fat, heart disease, men, obesity

Obesity Alone Raises Risk of Fatal Heart Attack, Study Finds

Obese men face a dramatically higher risk of dying from a heart attack, regardless of whether or not they have other known risk factors for cardiovascular disease, a new study reveals. The...

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Study: Bad eating habits, not genes, are cause of obesity and illness

February 4, 11 at 10:30 AM

Read More: diet, genes, lifestyle, obesity

Study: Bad eating habits, not genes, are cause of obesity and illness

Poor eating and activity habits, not genetics, are the underlying causes for most cases of adolescent obesity, new research suggests. The finding stems from an analysis involving more than 1,000 Michigan sixth-grade...

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Controlling Obesity Could Save Strapped Cities $32 Billion

webmd.com | January 29, 11 at 08:14 AM

Read More: health care, obesity

Controlling Obesity Could Save Strapped Cities $32 Billion

Cities searching for ways to trim the fat and stretch their budget dollars may want to start looking at residents’ waistlines. A new study suggests that trimming high obesity rates in the...

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SuperSized Ambulances for a Sick SuperSized Population

boston.com | January 12, 11 at 11:17 AM

Read More: Ambulance, Emergency medical services, Obesity

SuperSized Ambulances for a Sick SuperSized Population

SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO In a super-sized world, it was perhaps inevitable: Boston's Emergency Medical Services this month will begin deploying an ambulance equipped with a hydraulic lift to ease transport of...

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Obesity Epidemic Spurs Demand for Oversized Caskets

abcnews.com | January 4, 11 at 10:25 AM

Read More: casket, coffin, obesity

Obesity Epidemic Spurs Demand for Oversized Caskets

The fatter Americans get, the more businesses stretch to accommodate them; even funeral homes, and casket and mortuary lift retailers. About one-third of U.S. adults are obese, according to the Centers for...

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Avoiding obesity more effective in fighting breast cancer than wearing pink?

foodconsumer.org | January 1, 11 at 10:15 AM

Read More: breast cancer, obesity

Avoiding obesity more effective in fighting breast cancer than wearing pink?

In October - National Breast Cancer Awareness month, many people nationwide in the United States wear something pink to show their support for survivors, and help raise awareness of the disease, which...

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Book Review: WHITEWASH: The Disturbing Truth About Cow's Milk & Your Health

Ruth Heidrich, Ph.D. | December 14, 10 at 08:06 AM

Read More: cancer, Dairy, Health, Milk, obesity

Book Review: WHITEWASH: The Disturbing Truth About Cow's Milk & Your Health

WHITEWASH: The Disturbing Truth About Cow's Milk & Your HealthBy Joseph Keon, Ph.D.Reviewed by Ruth Heidrich, Ph.D  If you or anyone you care about still consumes dairy products, the information in this...

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Study: NOT being vegetarian raises your risk of early death

December 6, 10 at 06:22 PM

Read More: death risk, obesity, vegetarian

Study: NOT being vegetarian raises your risk of early death

Body Fat Increases Risk of Death Overweight adults are more likely to die at any given point in time, compared with their normal-weight friends, according to a new study that looked at...

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Sorry Dr Atkins, eating LESS meat is the way to lose weight, results of five-year study show

dailymail.co.uk | December 3, 10 at 06:27 AM

Read More: atkins, meat, obesity, weight gain

Sorry Dr Atkins, eating LESS meat is the way to lose weight, results of five-year study show

Despite what the late Dr Robert Atkins believed, eating less meat is the way to lose weight, a major study has discovered. Keen meat-eaters were found to gain far more weight than...

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40% of Kids' Calories Come From Solid Fat and Sugar

time.com | Meredith Melnick | October 3, 10 at 11:10 PM

Read More: children, diet, obesity

40% of Kids' Calories Come From Solid Fat and Sugar

Baked goods, pizza and soda. According to an article in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, these are the top three sources of calories for Americans, aged 2 to 18...

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KFC & McDonalds arrived in China, obesity on the rise

aolnews.com | September 26, 10 at 09:53 AM

Read More: China, Obesity

KFC & McDonalds arrived in China, obesity on the rise

As the Chinese economy beefs up, so are its citizens ... to the point where "Fat" is no longer just a popular name, but also the description for 100 million Chinese citizens.That...

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Big Waist Can Double Death Risk

webmd.com | August 11, 10 at 02:26 PM

Read More: death, obesity, risk

Big Waist Can Double Death Risk

Men and women who are very large around the middle are at much greater risk of dying from any cause than people with thinner waists, a new study says. Eric J. Jacobs,...

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Extra Weight Adds to Economic Woes

nytimes.com | TARA PARKER-POPE | July 22, 10 at 11:43 AM

Read More: American Journal of Epidemiology, Obesity, Research

Extra Weight Adds to Economic Woes

Years of being overweight not only contribute to health problems but also to a person's economic woes, new research suggests. Adults who have been overweight since high school are more likely...

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Danish study: Obese men face higher death risk

July 13, 10 at 11:02 AM

Read More: life expectancy, obesity

Danish study: Obese men face higher death risk

Danish study suggests that men who are obese by age 20 die eight years earlier on average than their non-obese peers, scientists said Tuesday. The research, presented at the International Congress on...

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Super-Sized Caskets: A New American Tragedy

LinTV | June 23, 10 at 10:26 AM

Read More: casket, funeral, obesity

Super-Sized Caskets: A New American Tragedy

Packaged, processed foods lead to a new kind of packaging for sick Americans.     =SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW VIDEO=   ...

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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 David Kessler, a former commissioner with the...

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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 of Health and Harvard University, who analyzed...

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