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2014-11-05 12:26:26

U.S. Public & Healthcare Professionals Increasingly See Obesity as a Community Problem of Shared Risks BOSTON, Nov.

2014-05-05 12:29:01

Leading Obesity Groups Take Action to Educate on Obesity Discrimination & Weight Stigma SILVER SPRING, Md., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New

2014-05-01 12:29:44

TAMPA, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and The Obesity Society (TOS) released newly-drafted

2013-06-10 23:00:51

Discrimination against obese and overweight individuals at work place and academia kept in closet for many years.

2013-03-08 00:00:01

Support is needed in child care centers to help meet existing water policies and new water requirements included in the 2010 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act.

2012-08-04 01:52:18

Overweight and obese individuals can achieve a decade's worth of important health benefits by losing just 20 pounds, even if they regain the weight later that decade.

2012-07-04 22:55:16

"The obesity crisis is made worse by the way industry formulates and markets its products and so must be regulated to prevent excesses and to protect the public good," writes a leading food expert in this week's PLoS Medicine.

2011-10-06 05:45:57

Sugary cereals, syrupy snacks and toy-packed kids meals. The health industry says it’s working to regulate food marketing to children, but is it working?

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2011-04-05 09:02:17

According to a new study, food addictions result in similar activity in the brain as drug addictions.

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2011-01-26 07:44:23

American grocers joined forces with food and beverage producers to unveil a new system on Monday for placing nutritional information on packages ahead of plans from US regulators, who have pushed for clear and accurate labels to help fight the growing obesity epidemic in the United States.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.