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on Fri Apr 10 10:40 AM

Targeting Sugar Is An Oversimplified Approach To The Complex Problem of Obesity

DAILYCALLER

All-natural sugar in moderation can be a part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
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on Sun Mar 29 7:13 PM

Parents rarely spot child obesity

BBC WORLD NEWS

Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.
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on Sat Mar 28 1:24 PM

Prebiotic shows promise in regulating kids' appetites -- ScienceDaily

SCIENCE DAILY

The obesity epidemic among children has caused alarm throughout the United States and Canada. Achieving healthy energy intake among this age group is a widespread health concern. A new method of appetite regulation in children was recently...
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on Tue Mar 24 5:13 PM

It's Not About Willpower | Tim Ward

HUFFINGTON POST

While it's nationally recognized that we are in the midst of an "obesity epidemic," our response remains gravely inadequate. Imagine handling the ebola epidemic by saying to those who contracted the disease, "Try harder not to get sick." Despite...
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on Fri Mar 20 3:56 PM

Which 'natural experiments' really reduce obesity? -- ScienceDaily

SCIENCE DAILY

Many public health researchers take advantage of 'natural experiments' -- comparing people's calorie consumption or physical activity levels, either before and after a policy or environmental change, or in contrast to a similar group of people not...
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on Fri Mar 20 9:00 AM

Fast-Food Ban in L.A. Fails to Curb Obesity

BIG THINK

An ordinance ban on fast-food stores opening in the Los Angeles area has done little to curb the rising obesity rate in low-income areas.Read More
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on Wed Mar 18 2:48 PM

New Study Suggests Connection -- ScienceDaily

SCIENCE DAILY

A new study suggests that a biological inability to create sufficient core body heat could be linked to the obesity epidemic.
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on Tue Mar 17 9:31 AM

Diet soda linked to increases in belly fat in older adults -- ScienceDaily

SCIENCE DAILY

Increasing diet soda intake is directly linked to greater abdominal obesity in adults 65 years of age and older. Findings raise concerns about the safety of chronic diet soda consumption, which may increase belly fat and contribute to greater risk...
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on Tue Mar 10 5:41 PM

More weight-loss strategies needed for people with neurological disabilities -- ScienceDaily

SCIENCE DAILY

A review of nutrition and weight-loss interventions for people with impaired mobility found strategies are sorely lacking for people with neurological disabilities. Interventions are overwhelmingly geared toward muscular disorders, leaving a gap...
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on Tue Mar 10 5:41 PM

More weight-loss strategies needed for people with neurological disabilities -- ScienceDaily

SCIENCE DAILY

A review of nutrition and weight-loss interventions for people with impaired mobility found strategies are sorely lacking for people with neurological disabilities. Interventions are overwhelmingly geared toward muscular disorders, leaving a gap...
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