Kids who are overweight or obese at five years old tend to stay that way into their teen years – and possibly beyond –...
Jan 30 2014, 10:30pm CST
With the increase in childhood obesity and the associated increase in type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents, there is growing interest in how children's bodies process the foods they eat and how obesi ...
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Jun 18 2014, 1:58am CDT
Source: The Business Insider
A large team of researchers analyzed 1,769 studies, surveys, and reports about obesity around the world, and their conclusion, published in The Lancet, is grim: In 33 years, not a single country has reduced its obesity rate. This depressing graphic, compiled using the visualization tool from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, shows obesity climbing not just in the U.S., but in surprising corners of the globe (warmer colors = higher rates of obesity): Globally, obesity rates ros ...
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Jun 4 2014, 10:58am CDT
Source: Sacramento Bee
Almost a third of the world is now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis.
FILE- In this file photo dated Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, an overweight person eats in London, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007. Almost a third of the world population is now fat, and no country has been able to curb obesity rates in the last three decades, according to a new global analysis released Thursday May 29, 2014 ...
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May 29 2014, 4:50pm CDT