Obesity
UK Government Calls A Ban On 'Food Porn' Posts On Instagram And Other Media Platforms

UK Government Calls Ban On 'Food Porn' Posts On Instagram

Are you ready to say goodbye to #foodporn?

Food World News - High sugar foods

7 Foods You Should Look Out for That Are Unexpectedly High in Sugar

Trying to limit on sugar intake? Here are seven foods you should look out for!

A young girl takes part in a cake eating contest during the Fourth of July festivities at the Baumholder U.S. military base on July 4, 2012 in Baumholder, Germany.

Study Finds Parents’ Food Habits Influence Offspring’s Health

Findings of a recent study published in "Natural Genetics" suggest that to a large extent one's health is dependent on what their parents ate. For instance, scientists have demonstrated that obesity induced by diet as well as diabetes can be inherited epigenetically by an offspring both via the sperm and oocytes.

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Having Younger Siblings Linked to Lower Obesity Rates

A study found that children with younger siblings tend to have lower chances of becoming obese.

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Americans Fuel Their Day Mostly with Ultra-Processed Food

A study revealed that the average U.S. diet sources almost 60 percent of its daily calories from ultra-processed foods. In addition, 90 percent of the calories from ultra-processed foods comes from added sugars. This would mean that on average, Americans get almost 54 percent of their daily calories from added sugar, way above the 10 percent limit set by USDA

Federal Program Provides Lunches To Needy Kids

Can Emoji-Labeled Food Solve Childhood Obesity?

Researchers found that the use of emojis greatly affects the simple decision-making skills of children when it comes to identifying the healthy and unhealthy food choices.

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Lower-Priced Fruits and Vegetables and Higher-Priced Sodas, Can the Combination Beat Obesity?

After decades of preaching good nutrition with no result, is pricing structure the way to beat the obesity problem?

Dale Farm Residents Brace For High Court Eviction Decision

10 Good Reasons You Should Quit Drinking Soda ASAP!

If chronic diseases aren't enough justification for you to stop you from indulging, here are other 10 things that will happen to your body once you stop gulping or even sipping!

Fast Food Workers Nationwide To Demand Higher Wages

Why Taco Bell May Be the Healthiest Fast Food Restaurant Today

In case of the world's most famous Mexican-inspired fast food chain, (they claim) yes, they can. In fact, according to Taco Bell's dietitian and product developer, Missy Nelson, the fast-food chain already is.

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Senator Proposes Bill To Stop Consumers From Using Food Stamps to Buy Junk and Luxury Foods

New York State senator proposes a bill that would prevent consumers from purchasing acquiring foods through food stamps.

Sydneysiders Flock To Fishmarkets At Christmas Time

Excessive Consumption of Fish during Pregnancy Results in Child Obesity

A recent research review reveals that the consumption fish more than three times a week during pregnancy by women will lead to obesity problems in their kids in the future.

What they see is what they eat--Children eat more junk food when exposed to junk food ads

Children Eat More Junk Food When Exposed To Junk Food Ads, Study Claims

Another study confirms it: food commercials and ads of soda, sugar-based cereals and other 'unhealthy' food are extremely effective on children, crucial in shaping a child's diet and eating habits.

Diet Sodas May Create Same Heart Attack Risk As Regular Sodas

Diet Coke and Your Diet: Fizzy Drink Can Help You Lose Weight, True or False?

Diet coke or diet soda can allegedly help you lose weight. Ironically, the study done on diet coke and weight loss was funded by Coca-Cola and PepsiCo.

Jeremy Hunt Speaks At The Britain Against Cancer Conference

British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt Wants Stricter Junk Food Ads

The UK government is really focusing on health, after numerous studies show alarming results, especially on children.

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Surprising Facts On What Causes Obesity Out of Fattening Deserts

If you think wrong supermarkets are the only sources of fattening deserts, think again. New research studies reveal that lack of nutrition education and transportation to the grocery store selling the right food are the main causes.

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