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Study Claims Fast Food Is Not A Major Factor In Childhood Obesity
2014-01-16 12:03:44

A new study from researchers at the University of North Carolina has found that fast food isn’t necessarily the cause of childhood obesity – it’s a symptom.

Child Diabetes And Obesity Rates Higher In China Than The US
2012-07-06 11:55:44

These days, a McDonald’s Big Mac Hamburger is known internationally. While the fast food market has become more global, health issues like obesity and diabetes have had far reaching impacts in other countries around the world.

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2011-06-30 13:25:00

New research suggests that snacking and super-sizing are two of the worst enemies for dieters, as Americans consume an average of 570 calories more per day than they did in the 1970s.

2011-04-12 08:42:00

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leading health and research experts are convening at the American Society for Nutrition's Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2011 in Washington, D.C., to review research findings that highlight the growing problem of increased consumption of sweetened caloric beverages and its link to negative health outcomes.

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2010-03-09 10:00:00

Taxing fast food, carbonated soda, and other high-calorie consumables could help lower the average American's daily caloric consumption and lower the nation's obesity rates.

2009-03-25 08:00:00

EPA Contradicts Univ. of North Carolina Professor Barry Popkin's Greenhouse-Gas Blunder WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

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2008-07-08 06:00:00

For centuries, people in China have been fairly lean, but now at least one-fourth of adults there are overweight or obese, a trend starting to take a toll on the country's health care system and economy, says a paper out today in the journal Health Affairs.


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