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Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health... More
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Coca-Cola with fiber reveals soda revamp - Business Insider
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Coca-Cola Plus rolled out in Japan in February. The drink is sugar-free, calorie-free, and contains 5 grams of dietary fiber in each bottle. #Coke

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Air pollution exposure linked to increased risk of obesity | CTV News
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A new study by researchers at Duke's University has found that rats that breathe in highly polluted air for just a few weeks had an increased risk of cardio-respiratory and metabolic dysfunctions as well as an increased risk of obesity.

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Activating 'good' fat can curb obesity - The Economic Times
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The body's ability to harness heat production by converting white fat cells can help fight obesity.

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Legal cannabis leads to drop in obesity as fewer people drink alcohol | Metro News
http://metro.co.uk/2015/12/07/le...

Medical marijuana laws have led to a big drop in obesity

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Parents may pass down more than just genes | Business Standard News
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In 2013, an obese man went to Hvidovre Hospital in Denmark to have his stomach stapled. All in all, it was ordinary bariatric surgery - with one big exception.

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

'Take portion sizes back to the 1950s to beat obesity,' say BMJ scientists | Daily Mail Online
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Retailers are selling food in bigger and bigger packages - with the average supermarket pizza increasing from 200g to more than 250g in the last two decades alone, Cambridge experts warn.

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Coke Had a Role in Anti-Obesity Group, Emails Show - Fortune
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The group had said #Coke had no effect on its work.

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Coke research emphasizes exercise for weight loss - Business Insider
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Coca-Cola is funding research that emphasizes exercise rather than diet for weight loss. That ignores half the science.

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Coca-Cola Promotes Exercise To Combat Chronic Disease And Obesity [Video]
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Coca-Cola and a few prominent scientists are using social media with hopes to shift attention on exercise rather than bad diets, in order to combat #obesity.

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Anti-obesity campaign ‘triggering eating disorders’ – doctor - Telegraph
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‘No one ever teaches you ‘go and eat that meal’ – it’s almost the opposite,’ say teenage anorexia sufferers

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Report shows overweight Americans headed toward more severe obesity | US news | The Guardian
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According to the latest data in the US, some 37% of women and 35% of men are #obese, outnumbering the percentages of people who are just overweight

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Obesity poised to overtake smoking as key cause of cancer - Telegraph
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Obesity will soon overtake smoking as the principal cause of cancer, warn specialists

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Swallowable gadget in the works to fight obesity | CTV News
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An electronic pill that enables you to enjoy your meal without giving you the urge to overeat is in the works at an Israeli start-up and making headlines in the medical community. #obesity

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

How Obesity Became a Disease - The Atlantic
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And, as a consequence, how weight loss became an industry

Posted by gilligan  (United States)

Obesity prevention requires more government action, study says - Health - CBC News
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The global #obesity epidemic needs to be reconsidered in terms of regulatory controls to make it easier for people to choose healthier foods, according to a new medical journal series.

Posted by gilligan  (United States)

The only way we'll beat obesity is with sweat, tears and horror - Telegraph
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The softly-softly approach doesn't make people thinner. Sometimes you need a short sharp shock, such as seeing yourself on TV. #obesity

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

Genetic Basis For Obesity Strengthened By New Studies | IFLScience
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Over 600 million adults around the world are #obese, while another 1.3 billion are considered #overweight. This epidemic has led to hundreds of thousands of deaths each year, along with over $147 billion in obesity-related medical costs in th... #obesity

Posted by sue  (United States)

There's 'no point' telling obese people to exercise more, doctors claim - Health News - Health & Families - The I
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Expecting all #obese people to lose weight solely by “eating less and moving more” misunderstands the nature of the condition and will never solve the obesity epidemic, leading doctors have said.

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

New Genetic Clues to Obesity Linked to BMI and Fat Distribution
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Scientists have uncovered a trove of new #genetic targets that could lead to better treatments for #obesity

Posted by dryden  (Canada)

 
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