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The obesity epidemic is not just a human problem its happening

The obesity epidemic is not just a human problem its happening

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We're in a new age of obesity. How did it happen? You'd be surprised

Should obese people blame themselves for their weight problems? Is it really just a matter of having the self control of eating less and exercising more?

Australia has plenty of ideas to tackle obesity. Can we put them into action?

Experts warned that people are plumping up at such a rate that by 2025 roughly a fifth of the human race will be obese.Dominic Lipinski / AP file

Attacking the Obesity Epidemic by First Figuring Out Its Cause

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While the reasons for skyrocketing obesity were largely elusive 30 years ago, they are obvious now. The modern food era has spread out a smorgasbord of ...

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From Anorexia to Obesity: How Weight Affects Your Heart

If you think the autopsy of a fat woman on TV will solve the obesity epidemic, you're wrong

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“As a kid, I thought that fat people were just lonely and sad—almost like these pathetic lost causes. So I want to show that we get to experience love, too.

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The obesity epidemic is not just a human problem, it's happening across all .

The Weight Loss Trap: Why Your Diet Isn't Working

And it is not just a weight problem: it can have serious effects on a person's physical, metabolic and psychological health.

... not merely a personal cosmetic problem. As another article in the same issue noted, “Rarely do chronic conditions such as obesity spread with the speed ...

How obesity became the new face of disability in America

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Sandra Elia struggled for years with obesity. She managed to slowly lose over 100 lbs, but it wasn't easy and required shifting the way she thought about ...

Our pets: the key to the obesity crisis?

A Big Fat Crisis: The Hidden Forces Behind the Obesity Epidemic — and How We Can End It: Deborah Cohen: 9781568589671: Amazon.com: Books

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Trump's answer to the obesity epidemic: Here, have a cookie

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How Our Health-Care System Is Feeding the Obesity Epidemic

Is junk food to blame for the obesity epidemic?

How the world got fat: a visualisation of global obesity over 40 years | Max Galka | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian

Too Fat to Live (Obesity Epidemic Documentary) | Only Human

Deborah Cohen for the Washington Post wrote in one article, “The food industry spends billions of dollars each year to develop products, packaging, ...

America's Obesity Epidemic Is Only Getting Worse

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Why you shouldn't exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies

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Dr Robert Lustig's book Fat Chance: The Bitter Truth About Sugar has caused a backlash from the food industry, which, he says, wants to 'paint me as this ...

... not merely a personal cosmetic problem. As another article in the same issue noted, “Rarely do chronic conditions such as obesity spread with the speed ...

The term “Body Positivity,” and the cultural shifts that have happened as a result of this movement are ubiquitous. The movement has also brought lots of ...

Michael Skinner didn't start the experiment with the hypothesis that he'd find a connection between the insecticide DDT and obesity.

The obesity epidemic is an economic issue

Pet obesity often says more about an owner's relationship with their pet than the animal itself.

In a now-classic 2016 Politico article titled “The farm bill drove me insane,” Marion Nestle illustrated the irrational gap between what the government ...

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Gary Taubes the Man Who Knows Why America Is Fat

We're in a new age of obesity. How did it happen? You'd be surprised | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

More than 10 percent of the world's population — 107.7 million children and 603.7 adults — is now obese Layla Dartry/EyeEm/Getty

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Is America's Obesity Epidemic For Real? (Ep. 2)

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People who have slimmed down and then regain their weight don't lack willpower—their bodies are fighting them every inch of the way.

Weight loss guide for obese dogs

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Instead, some 50 years later, we find ourselves facing exactly the opposite problems. Global cooling has long ceased to be a serious concern, but global ...

Here is how the modern medical system fares if people could use diet to control their own health and destiny. Reversing type 2 diabetes, as I explored in ...

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What about video games, the internet, and smartphones? The internet and smartphones arrived on the scene too late to account for the rise in obesity in the ...

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One Nation Overweight - More on America #1 Health Problem

This morning, as I do most days, I breakfasted on a three egg omelette cooked in coconut oil, with a whole milk coffee. I enjoyed a wedge of full fat cheese ...

Hooked on Junk Food

Suddenly, at around the time that the photograph was taken, people started becoming fatter – and the trend has continued ever since.

The shape of the future: Is obesity a crisis or just the latest stage of evolution? | National Post

RHR: Why It's so Hard to Lose Weight – and Keep It Off

Other reports point to fruits being more protective than vegetables in weight control and diabetes prevention, although the types of fruits and vegetables ...

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In a now-classic 2016 Politico article titled “The farm bill drove me insane,” Marion Nestle illustrated the irrational gap between what the government ...

How to lose weight

Nobody was treating the root cause. If you treat the kidney disease, patients are still left with obesity, type 2 diabetes and every other complication.

Governments could slow or even reverse the growing obesity epidemic if they introduced more regulation into the global market for fast foods such as burgers ...

Genetically modified food has been widely publicised as way to feed the world – but could eating it just make our 'eating problems' worse?

China's child obesity problem has been described as an "epidemic"

Out of the 20 million people who are eligible in the US, fewer than one percent get a bariatric surgery for weight loss, according to the Obesity Society.

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Other reports point to fruits being more protective than vegetables in weight control and diabetes prevention, although the types of fruits and vegetables ...

Simon Gault in the three-part series Why Are We Fat?