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Obesity

  1. Parents Think Their Obese Kids Are HealthyEven when they’ve enrolled them in an obesity clinic.
  2. A Strange New Insight Into Female ObesityWomen who are obese don’t accurately respond to certain food-related cues.
  3. A Week in the Life of 50 Overweight WomenResearchers investigate weight stigma in everyday life. 
  4. It Hurts More to Be Obese in Skinny PlacesObese people report less of a dip in life satisfaction when they are surrounded by other obese people.
  5. nypd blues
    Hefty Retired Cop Sues NYPD Over Slim PensionSays the job, not his weight, caused heart condition.
  6. Deterrence
    China Is Better Than U.S. at Eating Junk Food TooThat includes a $24 billion market for cookies.
  7. Health
    Skipping Breakfast Is Even Worse for You Than You ThoughtIt can raise the risk of heart disease.
  8. Rude
    Food Companies Tricking Customers by Making Processed Products Look More NaturalNo more perfectly square burger patties.
  9. Health
    Study Links BPA Chemical to Child ObesityBut that doesn’t mean it’s a cause.
  10. Research
    Harvard Study Links Obesity to the Sexual and Physical Abuse of WomenThere might be a link between childhood abuse and obesity in men, too.
  11. Obesity
    Surprise! Teens Either Don’t Know or Don’t Care How Many CaloriesWhat’d you expect?
  12. Blasphemy
    Obesity Caused by Chicken Dishes and Grains, Says Coca-ColaBut not soda. Never soda.
  13. scents of things
    Obesity Has a ScentTop notes of methane and hydrogen.
  14. Sodastream
    Coca-Cola Changes Sprite Formula in U.K.; the U.S. Could Be NextThe new version’s made with stevia. Ew.
  15. Health
    Americans Need Traffic-Light Color Coding to Make Healthy ChoicesBecause listing calorie counts just isn’t enough.
  16. Health Concerns
    Obesity Rates Rise For L.A.’s Poor PreschoolersOur dependence on cars and cultural demographics are both blamed in a new CDC study.
  17. Video Feed
    Watch the ‘Honest’ Version of Coca Cola’s Anti-Obesity“If you choose to live a healthy lifestyle, you should not be drinking any of our products.”
  18. Video Feed
    Here Is Coca-Cola’s First Anti-Obesity Ad, ‘Coming Together’“All calories count.”
  19. War on Soda
    Coca-Cola Admits That It Makes Americans Fat in New AdAnd teaches you how to burn off the “140 happy calories.”
  20. Health Concerns
    Overweight People Somehow Less Likely to Die Than Skinnier PeopleA new study says overweight people aren’t any more likely to die than anyone else.
  21. Health Concerns
    Weight Lost: Number of Obese Kids Dropping in Some CitiesResearchers are left scratching their heads while trying to determine a cause for the drop in obesity rates.
  22. Obesity
    Junk Food Ruining America’s MilitaryA group of retired military leaders are warning that the majority of today’s seemingly eligible recruits are simply too fat for combat.
  23. Video Feed
    It’s a Bad-News Day for Fat KidsDon’t even think about drowning your sorrows in sugar.
  24. other states' embarrassments
    New Yorkers Are Less Fat Than Residents of Most Other StatesThe glass is half full?
  25. Studies
    Lonesome, Ladies? Eat up!Eat with abandon and you, too, could land a guy on the verge of a breakdown.
  26. Presidential Eats
    Chef Keeps Menu at $40K-Per-Plate Obama Fund-raiser a SecretHe will dine at Hamersley’s Bistro, known for its roast chicken and neutrality.
  27. Studies
    Americans’ Big, Fat Appetites Putting the Rest of the World at RiskThe United States, which makes up only 5 percent of Earth’s population, accounts for nearly a third of all the word’s weight.
  28. nanny state
    Cambridge, Massachusetts Wants in on Controversial Soda BanThe city’s desperate cry for attention.
  29. obesity
    The People of Earth Are 17 Million Tons OverweightThey could stand to shed a few. 
  30. the third terminator
    Poll: Mayor’s Soda Ban Tastes Bad for Majority of New Yorkers The people have spoken.
  31. Obesity
    Mayor Menino Will Fight Obesity at City Hall PlazaWe always suspected he was a yogi.
  32. the third terminator
    In Latest Attack on Delicious Things, Bloomberg Plans to Ban Large SodasKiss your Big Gulp good-bye.
  33. Publicity Stunts
    Fat Guy Upset That Restaurant Didn’t Keep Pandering to His GluttonyOne man pickets an all-you-can-eat restaurant after they cut him off at twenty servings of fried fish.
  34. Leftovers
    Tertulia’s New Late-Night Hours; Musicians Headline New Food TruckPlus: an ancient ales dinner, an all-fast-food study seeking participants, and more of today’s leftovers.
  35. Studies
    Fat People More Likely to Die in Car Crashes Than Skinny PeopleAs if diabetes, heart disease, impotence, and gout weren’t enough to worry about.
  36. Quote of the Day
    Todd English Is So Over the Concept of ‘Meals’The celeb chef says that multi-course meals are passé for diet-savvy diners.
  37. Health Concerns
    California’s Improved School Lunches May Actually Be Working!A new study reveals that the state’s high school students are consuming 158 fewer calories than their counterparts.
  38. Hunger Games
    About Half of Americans Will Be Obese by 2030Order egg whites.
  39. Mediavore
    NJ Cheesemakers Made Cheese with Condemned Raw Milk; What Makes Taco Trucks’Plus: It’s boom time for the U.S. agricultural industry; and there’s a possibility that your co-workers and their chocolate chip cookies are making you fat, all in our morning news roundup.
  40. Mediavore
    Hershey Achieves Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Status; Less Than Cost-EffectivePlus: Revel plans a two-month preview period; and Lemonheads inventor passes, all in our morning news roundup.
  41. Mediavore
    Politicians Line Up to Blast Corbett Over Food Stamp Assets Tests; Don’tPlus: USDA’s gardeners’ guide shows warm zones have drifted North; and Burger King’s latest concoction packs more than 1,000 calories, all in our morning news roundup.
  42. Mediavore
    Department of Human Services Can and Will Remove Obese Children From TheirPlus: Veggie burgers just want to be meat; and police stage their first ever prostitution raid on Bethlehem Sands casino, all in our morning news roundup.
  43. Free Brie
    Don’t Smile and Don’t Say CheeseA nonprofit has started a war on cheese.
  44. Mediavore
    Tony Luke Shed 100 Pounds; Cracker Barrel Founder, Danny Evins, Passed AwayPlus: Weight Watchers is booming; and Grandma and Grandpa represent the largest binge drinking demographic, all in our morning news roundup.
  45. obesity
    The Problem of Large Americans and Small Seats on Planes, Trains, and Buses“You can only make the trains so wide.”
  46. Mediavore
    Ohio Embraces Yuengling; Chinese Cheese Is a ThingPlus: Retailers struggle with the logistics of shipping everything from bacon to live lobsters; and disposable aluminum roasting pans are prone to tearing, and severely burning cooks, all in our morning news roundup.
  47. Mediavore
    ‘Morally Bankrupt’ Restaurant Blogger Can’t Get a Job; SnacksPlus: Fat people actually eat fewer meals than normal-weight folks; and world food demand will likely double by 2050, all in our morning news roundup.
  48. Mediavore
    Pundits Size Up Chris Christie’s Girth; Four Loko Labels Get RevisedPlus: Listeria-tainted lettuce reached Pennsylvania; and Guy Fieri sets his sights on Carnival Cruise ships and New York, all in our morning news roundup.
  49. the national interest
    Chris Christie Is Fat. So What?’The Obesity Myth’ is the essential text to understand the currents of cultural prejudice that will be marshaled against Chris Christie.
  50. Mediavore
    Yesterday’s Food Trends Are Still Hot in Philly; Can Fish Oil PreventPlus: The federal government steps in to help out with feeding flood victims; and now scientists are saying red wine does not stave off aging, all in our morning news roundup.
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