As the American people got fatter, so did marmosets, vervet monkeys and mice. The problem may be bigger than any of us
New York's Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake school district has become the latest casualty in first lady Michelle Obama's preferred lunch plan, dropping the menu after too many students complained of hunger.
In the late 1980s I spent a year in the US as an exchange student. The exchange organisation allocated me a local support person named Emily. Emily was white and loud and the fattest person I had ever seen outside a caravan park. She looked different from the rare very fat people I'd seen in Australia. She smelt good and her climate-controlled house meant she did not sweat. She was very well dressed. Her husband was some kind of professional; I didn't know they even made suits that big.
Aaron Carroll says a new study upends some of the received wisdom about obesity's causes and ways to lose weight. He says there's no on-size-fits-all trick to weight loss
A slow but steady accumulation of evidence is inspiring some experts to re-examine assumptions about the role of body fat in certain chronic diseases.
Should a child's obese body be used as evidence to support their removal from their parents' care? According to a recent report in The Age newspaper, the Children's Court of Victoria thinks so. Victoria's
OBESE NATION: It's time to admit it - Australia is becoming an obese nation. This series looks at how this has happened and more importantly, what we can do to stop the obesity epidemic. Here Suzie Ferrie
OBESE NATION: It's time to admit it - Australia is becoming an obese nation. This series looks at how this has happened and more importantly, what we can do to stop the obesity epidemic. Today we look
OBESE NATION: It's time to admit it - Australia is becoming an obese nation. Today we launch a series looking at how this has happened and, more importantly, what we can do to stop the obesity epidemic
La campagna di un gruppo di nutrizionisti per salvare il bilancio dello stato. Già oggi, con quasi 5 milioni di obesi adulti, il fenomeno ha un costo di 8,3 miliardi di euro. Un problema che incomincia fin dai primi anni di vita di VALERIA PINI TUTTI A DIETA per salvare i conti pubblici.
The latest obesity statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show no change over the last several years in either adults or children. No change is good news. For adults in 200
What is the N, 1 financial risk as we age? The answer, according to a new study, is clear: obesity. According to a report by
Ahh, breakfast.Photo: Elana's PantryThe USDA released a new set of dietary guidelines this week and the updated guidelines were enough to put nutritionist Marion Nestle in "shock"