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junk food impairs olfaction
2014-07-22 11:42:28

A new study says that stuffing yourself full of high-fat foods could cause you to lose your sense of smell, and it has researchers taking a closer look at how diet could impact a whole range of human functions that were not traditionally considered when examining the impact of obesity.

childhood obesity
2014-07-22 05:22:16

The percentage of American children diagnosed with obesity as a result of their waistline size appears to be holding steady, according to new research published online Monday in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal Pediatrics.

2014-07-17 16:11:31

High body mass index (BMI) is associated with multiple cardiovascular diseases.

2014-07-15 08:27:36

Patients and Healthcare Professionals from California, Illinois, Minnesota and New Jersey Honored for Devotion to Healthy Lifestyles FLORHAM PARK, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle

Less Exercise And Not Caloric Intake, Responsible For Expanding Waistlines
2014-07-07 03:20:17

Lack of leisure-time physical activity linked to increased obesity, particularly in young women, reports the American Journal of Medicine

2014-07-01 10:12:35

The lifestyle altering effects of westernization could be responsible for the high prevalence of obesity, and associated health risks in sub-Saharan Africa.

brand recognition and childhood obesity
2014-06-28 05:28:44

New research has found that the more familiar a child was with logos and other images associated with fast food restaurants, sodas and other unhealthy snack option brands, the more likely the child was to be overweight or obese.

2014-06-24 23:11:00

There were 2.1 billion people obese or overweight in 2013, accounting for one-third of the entire world’s population, according to The Lancet’s ‘Global, regional, and national prevalence

2014-06-23 23:09:17

According to the Director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle, 3.4 million deaths in 2013 were caused as a direct result of people being

divorce and childhood obesity
2014-06-06 07:34:17

A new study has found that children of divorced parents are almost 60 percent more likely to be obese compared to children of married parents. Interestingly, boys were more affected than girls.


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  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
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