If Junk Food Doesn’t Contribute to Obesity, What Does?

If Junk Food Doesn’t Contribute to Obesity, What Does?

A new study by well-respected scientists David Just and Brian Wansink from Cornell University poised to shatter a long held conviction: It’s common knowledge that the obesity epidemic in America is the result of excessive intake of junk food, candy, … Continue reading

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Obesity in America is on the Rise; Here’s What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

Obesity in America is on the Rise; Here’s What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

A recent article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association presents stark figures regarding America’s obesity challenges. Despite heightened awareness in the last few decades, overweight and obesity rates are still increasing. Data for over 15,000 adults aged … Continue reading

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How Do Children Become Obese?

How Do Children Become Obese?

Want to know which kids are going to be obese in middle school? Take a look at 5-year-olds in preschool and you have a good chance to foretell. In a study published last week in The New England Journal of … Continue reading

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Do Food Marketers Know This? Obese Kids More Vulnerable to Food Ads

Do Food Marketers Know This? Obese Kids More Vulnerable to Food Ads

The weight problem in this country is not going away any time soon. Childhood obesity is on the rise, with the numbers tripling in just one generation. Marketing to kids has grown too, and today it is a multibillion dollar … Continue reading

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