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Obesity Industrial Complex

RT America As the debate over cutting government spending rages on, billions of dollars of taxpayer money are wasted each year on junk food. Between 1995 and 2010, over 250 billion dollars was spent on subsidizing foods that are making … Continue reading

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Obese Kids as Bright as Thinner Peers

Science Daily Obesity is not to blame for poor educational performance, according to early findings from research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). In a study that combines statistical methods with genetic information, researchers dispel the false … Continue reading

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Overweight ignored

Today Tonight We like to think Australia is the land of the fair go, but it seems our obese population is being ignored in the Australia retail industry. Related: Women’s Health – Body Image Issues

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Obese Mothers 67% More Likely to Have a Child with Autism

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society New research has drawn a direct link between obese mothers and autistic babies, finding that overweight pregnant women have a startling 67% higher chance of having an autistic child than those who are not. In the … Continue reading

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Surprise: Antibiotics May Be Contributing to the Obesity Epidemic

ANH-USA Worse, their overuse may also increase our cancer risk. We’ve been telling you about the global threat of superbugs. Much of it comes from handing out antibiotics like medicinal candy to humans or as dietary supplements to animals. Now … Continue reading

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Babies treated in the womb for obesity: Overweight mothers-to-be get diabetes pill to cut the risk of having a fat child

Julie-anne Barnes & Fiona Macrae Daily Mail Babies are being medicated in the womb in an attempt to prevent them from being  born obese. In a world first, dangerously overweight mothers-to-be in four British cities have started taking a diabetes … Continue reading

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Kidney cancers: Major rise ‘linked to obesity’

BBC News Obesity is fuelling a major increase in the number of cases of kidney cancers diagnosed in Britain, experts say. Cancer Research UK has published figures showing there were just over 9,000 cases in 2009, compared with just under … Continue reading

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New Evidence On Effects of Green Coffee Beans in Weight Loss

Science Daily Scientists have just reported striking new evidence that green, or unroasted, coffee beans can produce a substantial decrease in body weight in a relatively short period of time. In a study presented at the 243rd National Meeting & … Continue reading

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Obesity increases the risk of brain decline

Dae Hyun Yoon Press TV A recent study conducted by Korean scientists suggests that being overweight can increase the risk of brain decline and result in a poor cognitive performance. Researchers studied the relationship between being overweight and cognitive performance … Continue reading

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Why You Should Avoid Fast Food at All Costs

Mike Barrett Natural Society It is no secret that the average American diet is in completely in the slumps. Consuming packaged foods, fast food, artificially enhanced products, and especially low quality cheap food is the norm, but is it any … Continue reading

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