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Why are we so fat? Face the real cause of obesity!

About one in three American adults is obese. That is more than 78 million people with a body mass index (BMI) of at least 30—the official definition for obesity used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Add those who are overweight to that figure (those

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Sugar industry paid scientists to misdirect obesity blame

Internal industry documents suggest that five decades of research into the role of nutrition and heart disease — including many of today’s dietary recommendations — may have been largely shaped by the sugar industry. The sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to downplay the link between

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Soda Tax Passes in Philadelphia. Advocates Ask: Who’s Next?

PHILADELPHIA — Forty times, city or state governments had proposed taxes on sugary soft drinks, failing each time. Then, in 2014, liberal Berkeley, Calif., passed such a tax, but most people saw it as an aberration. Several measures, including one in New York, never won much support.

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In U.S., 38% of adults and 17% of kids are now obese, CDC study says

How do government agencies, private foundations, industry groups and professional societies squander hundreds of millions of dollars? By trying to fight America’s obesity epidemic. Two new studies show that the best efforts of all these players – as well as schools, churches and individual healthcare providers –

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American Obesity Rates are on the Rise, Gallup Poll Finds

Americans have become even fatter than before, with nearly 28 percent saying they are clinically obese, a new survey finds. More than two-thirds of Americans are either overweight or obese, but the new Gallup-Healthways poll shows a record number are tilting the scales from merely overweight into

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America’s Obesity Epidemic Hits a New High

The U.S. obesity epidemic continues to worsen: The latest reports show that 40 percent of U.S. women are obese, and American teenagers are also continuing to put on weight. The two reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that efforts to encourage Americans to

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Politically incorrect: plus-sized models and mannequins

An obese mannequin went viral on Reddit after one user posted a photo with the caption “anyone else horrified they make obese mannequins now?” Hundreds of people commented on the photo of the mannequin. While one user asked “when will fatness end?” others just criticized the design of the

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Troops get liposuction to pass fat test

Another eye opening article from Washington Times. Obese soldiers??? Let’s read… Battle of the Bulge: Army soldiers using liposuction to meet fitness standards As shrinking budgets force the Pentagon to thin its ranks, troops engaging in their own belt-tightening increasingly are turning to liposuction to meet stringent

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Most of the world’s extra body fat is living in the U.S.

This article was published on CNN website in 2012 and misses the most important fact that obesity is a result of excessive sugar and refined carbs consumption since 1970s. Let’s read what CNN gets totally wrong… By CNN’s Jack Cafferty: Most of the world’s extra body fat

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What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?

What is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?   Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects a woman’s: Menstrual cycle, ability to have children, hormones, body weight, facial hair growth, heart and blood vessels, appearance (acne). Women with polycystic ovary syndrome may be at increased risk

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