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Forbes  60 min ago  Comment 
Why should employers care obesity…as long as revenues are “fat” and costs are “lean”? If you view obesity as a completely separate issue from your business, you do so at your peril.
USDA  Sep 1  Comment 
For the past three years, kids have eaten healthier breakfasts, lunches and snacks at school thanks to the bipartisan Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which made the first meaningful improvements to the nutrition of foods and beverages served in...
Forbes  Aug 31  Comment 
A New York City legislator wants to pass a law requiring that McDonald's Happy Meals and other fast food for kids meet certain nutritional guidelines. One study questions how far that will go towards combating childhood obesity.
guardian.co.uk  Aug 27  Comment 
The sandwich chain has a chance to show customers the integrity behind its obesity campaign was real, even if the pitchman turned out to be a fraud Jared Fogle, Subway’s lead pitchman for 15 years, may be on his way to prison, and the...
Benzinga  Aug 24  Comment 
Marijuana use has long been associated with "the munchies," so it may come as a surprise to hear that a new study in the journal Obesity suggests that marijuana users have a lower body mass index than non-users. After studying 786 Inuit adults...
MarketWatch  Aug 20  Comment 
Coca-Cola Chief Executive Muhtar Kent effectively issued an apology for Coca-Cola’s support of questionable obesity research in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Thursday.
Forbes  Aug 20  Comment 
Ask physicians across the country what problems they want solved, and they won't hesitate to tell you. They worry about the growing health risks they observe in patients based on lifestyle choices, obesity and a variety of social factors which...
GenEng News  Aug 20  Comment 
Fat does a better job of turning up the metabolic heat, and lessening the risks associated with obesity and diabetes, if it has a favorable balance of energy-storing fat and energy-burning fat. If that favorable balance doesn’t exist naturally,...
guardian.co.uk  Aug 18  Comment 
Soylent has attracted the attention of a consumer advocacy group that claims the meal replacement drink contains levels of lead and cadmium that require a warning The popularity of meal replacement drinks has been surging in the United States...
MedPage Today  Aug 18  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- The abundance of medical options for treating obesity may not be a good thing




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