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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
guardian.co.uk  Aug 17  Comment 
George Monbiot’s comment piece (12 August) declared obesity to be an incurable condition. He is right to flag obesity as a major health problem that afflicts a quarter of the adult population, but we are concerned by the implication that obesity...
FierceBiotech  Aug 13  Comment 
Boehringer Ingelheim is pairing up with a small California biotech to explore the role circuits in the nervous system play in obesity, scouting for drug targets that could spur weight loss.
guardian.co.uk  Aug 11  Comment 
Fat-shaming is worse than useless. David Cameron points his finger at the afflicted, but food manufacturers and advertisers are the real culprits Is overeating more addictive than crack cocaine? It’s hard to compare addiction rates, or to...




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