Latest David Ludwig Stories

Sugary Drinks Linked Obesity Young CHildren
2013-08-05 13:02:09

A new study in the journal Pediatrics has found that even 5-year-old children can experience weight problems when they regularly consume sugary drinks.

Food Addiction Often Begins With Bad Carbohydrates
2013-06-27 13:21:28

One week after the American Medical Association (AMA) declared obesity as a disease, one doctor is suggesting an addiction to food might be a very real thing.

Low-Glycemic Diet Best For Maintaining Weight Loss
2012-06-27 11:42:02

Diets based on healthy carbohydrates and not on low-fat may offer dieters a better chance of burning calories and keeping weight off and without unwanted side effects, according to a new study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association

2010-08-04 17:30:00

Excess maternal weight gain increases birth weight after controlling for genetic factors BOSTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expectant mothers who gain large amounts of weight tend to give birth to heavier infants who are at higher risk for obesity later in life.

2009-09-17 13:10:00

Legislators and researchers are pushing for a tax on the nation’s sugary soda drinks in order to fight obesity and bring in additional revenue of about $15 billion each year.

Word of the Day
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The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.