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obesity feature articles



Daily fasting and timing of meals can prevent diabetes and obesity
Published September 11 2012
Concepts: diabetes, fasting, health, meals, prevent diabetes

An apple a day keeps diabetes at bay?
Published September 4 2012
Concepts: diabetes, fat, apple, health, obesity

Obesity accelerates cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease progression
Published September 3 2012
Concepts: cognitive decline, obesity, disease, Alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's

Young children more likely to be obese if given antibiotics as babies, study shows
Published August 29 2012
Concepts: antibiotics, study, children, body, exposure

Parental considerations for eliminating infant and childhood obesity
Published August 10 2012
Concepts: child, obesity, childhood, food, health

New study establishes a link between magnetic field exposures and obesity
Published August 8 2012
Concepts: obesity, study, exposure, EMF, CDC


Inflammation is a major reason why you can't lose weight
Published August 6 2012
Concepts: inflammation, diet, food, obesity, weight

Low vitamin D coupled with obesity dramatically raises diabetes risk
Published August 3 2012
Concepts: Vitamin D, obesity, diabetes, health, 5

CDC calls for more government intervention to battle 'chronic disease,' obesity
Published July 30 2012
Concepts: CDC, government, government intervention, disease, obesity

The evolutionary approach to weight loss and good health
Published July 30 2012
Concepts: diet, weight, weight loss, diets, food

Vets increasingly prescribing diet drugs for fat dogs; liposuction use on the rise
Published July 11 2012
Concepts: obesity, diet drugs, diet, man, fat

Anti-obesity vaccine shot offers false promise of staying slim even on a junk food diet
Published July 10 2012
Concepts: obesity, food, junk food, vaccine, weight

Who knew? Compound in apples fights obesity, diabetes and fatty liver disease
Published July 8 2012
Concepts: apples, obesity, liver, fatty liver, ursolic acid

Wanna get fat fast? Stay vitamin D deficient!
Published July 3 2012
Concepts: Vitamin D, weight, women, study, fat

Whose job is it to fight the battle of the belt line?
Published June 30 2012
Concepts: obesity, liberty, government, America, WHO

Change your gut flora and lose weight
Published June 29 2012
Concepts: gut, gut flora, weight, obesity, weight loss

Apple peel compound may help fight obesity
Published June 27 2012
Concepts: apple, obesity, apple peel, ursolic acid, fat

Fighting obesity requires a radical mindset (Opinion)
Published June 22 2012
Concepts: obesity, mindset, school, kids, lunch

Why we are three times heavier than we were in the '60s
Published June 16 2012
Concepts: food, corn, sugar, corn syrup, fat

Magnesium - The Weight Loss Cure
Published June 3 2012
Concepts: magnesium, insulin, weight, glucose, weight loss

Teenage diabetes more than doubles
Published May 29 2012
Concepts: diabetes, risk, teens, teenage diabetes, research

Obesity trims organ donor rolls
Published May 19 2012
Concepts: obesity, organ donor, health, food, weight

Obesity is bankrupting America, disease costs soar
Published May 6 2012
Concepts: obesity, costs, cost, health, obese

Obesity - the epidemic Big Medical loves to hate
Published May 4 2012
Concepts: epidemic, obesity, medical, men, obese

Fast food not only makes you fat, it also contributes to depression
Published April 13 2012
Concepts: food, depression, fast food, health, drug

How to lose belly fat - real weight loss tips that work
Published April 5 2012
Concepts: weight, weight loss, tips, water, fat

FDA to approve obesity drug with significant safety risks, scant benefits
Published March 27 2012
Concepts: drug, FDA, safety risks, obesity, safety

The hidden cause of unexplained weight gain may be poor liver function
Published March 21 2012
Concepts: liver, weight, fat, gain, weight gain

America's obesity and diabetes epidemic: Junk food kills
Published March 7 2012
Concepts: food, junk food, diabetes, health, obesity

The top 10 best foods for burning belly fat
Published March 7 2012
Concepts: diet, weight, fat, health, foods

Government overhaul of school lunch program will not affect the rising rate of obesity in children
Published February 10 2012
Concepts: obesity, government, health, school, children

British women the most obese in Europe
Published February 7 2012
Concepts: obesity, obese, women, British women, 5

Seaweed fibers boost weight loss
Published December 20 2011
Concepts: fiber, seaweed, weight, food, health

Soluble fiber-rich foods protect against abdominal obesity
Published December 7 2011
Concepts: fiber, foods, fat, obesity, diet

New research finds possible reason for obesity and type 2 diabetes epidemics in kids: lack of vitamin D
Published December 6 2011
Concepts: Vitamin D, diabetes, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, research

Almonds can save your heart and reduce obesity
Published November 9 2011
Concepts: almonds, heart, raw, food, health

Green tea shown to fight obesity
Published October 18 2011
Concepts: tea, green, green tea, food, health

Are Americans starting to slim down? Gallup poll shows more normal weight people than overweight
Published October 14 2011
Concepts: weight, americans, people, obesity, shows

Processed foods linked to increase in obesity and cancer
Published September 15 2011
Concepts: food, foods, processed foods, increase, obesity

Starvation and Obesity
Published August 20 2011
Concepts: magnesium, leptin, insulin, obesity, body

Obesity causes over 100,000 cancers per year
Published July 26 2011
Concepts: cancer, cancers, obesity, causes, cases

US pediatrician suggests government should take obese children away from their parents
Published July 19 2011
Concepts: children, child, obese, parents, food

US pediatrician suggests government should take obese children away from their parents
Published July 18 2011
Concepts: children, child, obese, food, parents

Four principles accelerate fat loss
Published July 13 2011
Concepts: fat, principles, weight, obesity, fat loss

Food stamp insanity: Perfectly okay to buy lobsters, steaks and Mountain Dew using taxpayer money
Published June 19 2011
Concepts: food, Mountain Dew, NaturalNews, lobster, health

Anti-obesity housing unveiled in New York
Published June 10 2011
Concepts: housing, anti-obesity, color, New York, exercise

New York may bar food stamps from being used on soda
Published June 10 2011
Concepts: food, soda, New York, health, food stamps

Babies in the womb to be administered with anti-obesity drug
Published May 23 2011
Concepts: babies, anti-obesity, health, drug, obese

Melatonin effectively controls weight gain, obesity and associated heart disease
Published May 5 2011
Concepts: melatonin, weight gain, weight, health, obesity

Polyphenols in blueberries inhibit the formation of fat cells
Published April 29 2011
Concepts: polyphenols, blueberries, fat, antioxidant, obesity

McDonald's dominates new job creation in America
Published April 26 2011
Concepts: McDonald's, obesity, diabetes, job creation, health

An epidemic of sleep apnea
Published April 15 2011
Concepts: sleep, sleep apnea, breath, breathing, epidemic

Eskimo study highlights obesity and disease prevention benefits of omega-3s
Published April 6 2011
Concepts: obesity, study, disease, benefits, prevention

Mainstream media and Institute of Medicine miss mark in reducing childhood obesity (Opinion)
Published April 2 2011
Concepts: obesity, child, food, childhood, media

Eskimo study shows power of omega-3s to protect health, even in obese
Published March 31 2011
Concepts: health, omega-3s, study, Eskimos, fat

Obesity rates double worldwide as more countries embrace American junk foods, indoor lifestyles
Published March 27 2011
Concepts: obesity, rates, foods, indoor, junk foods

Taking antioxidants before and during pregnancy prevents obesity, glucose intolerance in children
Published March 15 2011
Concepts: antioxidants, obesity, pregnancy, glucose, intolerance

Overweight and obese individuals at higher risk for vitamin D deficiency
Published February 15 2011
Concepts: Vitamin D, overweight, obese, risk, health

Obesity has nearly doubled worldwide since 1980
Published February 8 2011
Concepts: obesity, men, epidemic, BMI, blood

Reduce childhood obesity by replacing junk food with organic alternatives
Published January 24 2011
Concepts: food, junk food, obesity, health, school

Obesity may be a factor in vitamin D deficiency
Published January 11 2011
Concepts: Vitamin D, obesity, weight, increase, men

Birch bark nutrient prevents obesity, diabetes and high cholesterol
Published January 10 2011
Concepts: diabetes, birch bark, nutrient, obesity, cholesterol

Obesity costs USA $168 billion every year
Published January 6 2011
Concepts: costs, obesity, cost, USA, health

Work stress, television viewing, and caffeine promote obesity
Published January 1 2011
Concepts: stress, caffeine, weight, obesity, television

Obesity rate surges - Mediterranean diet essential to natural weight loss efforts
Published December 29 2010
Concepts: weight, diet, obesity, mediterranean diet, weight loss

Charlotte Gerson to reveal advanced solutions for diabetes, obesity, heart disease and cancer in live webcast event
Published December 25 2010
Concepts: cancer, disease, event, Charlotte Gerson, diabetes

Obesity causes loss of $73 billion in work productivity each year in USA
Published December 20 2010
Concepts: obesity, work productivity, health, causes, cost

Protein found key in resolving obesity and depression (Opinion)
Published December 19 2010
Concepts: protein, depression, diet, obesity, weight

Lack of vitamin D makes kids fat
Published December 7 2010
Concepts: Vitamin D, kids, obesity, fat, body

Animal obesity, the next big health crisis
Published November 27 2010
Concepts: obesity, health, animals, health crisis, chemical

How functional amino acids improve health and prevent obesity
Published November 26 2010
Concepts: amino acids, acid, improve, health, obesity

Baby milk formula makes children fat, study finds
Published November 16 2010
Concepts: baby, milk, fat, study, children

Happy Meal ban may not do much to actually cure obesity
Published November 9 2010
Concepts: Happy Meal, ban, obesity, cure, children

Watching TV at night may expand your waistline
Published November 9 2010
Concepts: health, light, obesity, SAMe, study

McDonald's ordered to pay obese employee thousands in settlement
Published November 6 2010
Concepts: McDonald's, obese, food, gain, obesity

Out of control obesity has led to size XXXXL clothing
Published November 5 2010
Concepts: obesity, clothing, men, store, obese

Turn off the lights when you go to bed - Even dim light at night may trigger obesity
Published October 27 2010
Concepts: light, obesity, lights, weight, gain

Three-fourths of Americans obese or overweight by 2020, says alarming report
Published October 10 2010
Concepts: America, health, food, americans, people

Obesity costs society $73 billion just in lost productivity
Published October 10 2010
Concepts: obesity, costs, productivity, cost, society

How Angela Stokes went from morbid obesity to a fit, thin body with raw foods
Published October 7 2010
Concepts: raw, health, body, Angela Stokes, food

Have you noticed mainstream health news getting crazier lately?
Published September 24 2010
Concepts: health, news, health news, mainstream media, vaccine

Be careful or you might catch obesity, suggests new study
Published September 22 2010
Concepts: obesity, children, study, weight, antibodies

Mainstream media claims cold virus causes obesity; food choice and exercise make no difference
Published September 20 2010
Concepts: virus, obesity, food, exercise, causes

You can change your fat destiny, turn off genetic predisposition to obesity
Published September 16 2010
Concepts: Genetic, fat, genetic predisposition, research, obesity

Early Puberty in American Girls is Likely Caused by Diet
Published September 9 2010
Concepts: puberty, hormones, girls, BPA, hormone

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Shown to Combat Obesity
Published August 31 2010
Concepts: omega-3, fat, obesity, combat, omega-3 fatty acids

Obesity linked to poor sperm quality
Published August 19 2010
Concepts: sperm, men, sperm quality, obesity, weight

Obesity Rises while Dieting Declines
Published August 15 2010
Concepts: dieting, weight, obesity, diet, health

Child Cholesterol: Lower without Drugs
Published August 13 2010
Concepts: child, children, health, parents, obesity

HFCS - the poison that promotes obesity and liver damage
Published August 7 2010
Concepts: fructose, liver, corn, corn syrup, high-fructose corn syrup

Antibiotics May Make Us Fat
Published July 30 2010
Concepts: antibiotic, homeopathic, 5, antibiotics, medicine

Eat late, gain weight, say some
Published July 23 2010
Concepts: weight, gain, obesity, dinner, meals

Fructose fueling childhood obesity, diabetes
Published May 2 2010
Concepts: fructose, obesity, childhood, childhood obesity, diabetes

Obesity: Trouble is Caused by Eating Quickly
Published April 1 2010
Concepts: eating, obesity, research, weight, food

Overweight Emergency Recruits Threaten Public Safety
Published March 12 2010
Concepts: emergency, overweight, obesity, health, study

South Korea does what the US refuses to do: Restrict junk food advertising to children
Published March 10 2010
Concepts: food, advertising, junk food, Korea, junk food advertising

Majority of Obese People Fail to Recognize Their Own Obesity
Published March 6 2010
Concepts: obese, people, BMI, adults, obesity

Rates of chronic health problems in children soar
Published February 24 2010
Concepts: health, children, child, problems, health problems

Children's Fitness Levels Continue to Decline; Today's Kids are Weak and Unfit
Published February 2 2010
Concepts: fitness, kids, decline, health, children

Obesity Causes Increased Risk of Kidney Cancer, Kidney Stones, and Stroke
Published January 29 2010
Concepts: obesity, kidney stones, cancer, risk, kidney cancer

Bacteria in the Gut are Shown to Reduce Obesity
Published January 26 2010
Concepts: gut, bacteria, obesity, food, people

Blueberry Drink Protects Mice from Diabetes, Obesity
Published January 18 2010
Concepts: diabetes, blueberry, juice, obesity, diabetic

Promote Sustainable Food Choices by Voting with Your Shopping Cart
Published January 12 2010
Concepts: food, health, choices, sustainable food, soda

Experts believe regional foodsheds would reverse obesity epidemic
Published January 9 2010
Concepts: food, obesity, experts, foods, reverse

Number of UK Children Put on Obesity Drugs Soars 1500 Percent in Seven Years
Published January 7 2010
Concepts: drugs, obesity, children, drug, UK

Obesity Will Cost U.S. $344 Billion a Year in Health Care Costs
Published January 4 2010
Concepts: obesity, health, cost, health care, health care costs

UCLA Study Says Drinking Soda Causes Obesity
Published December 23 2009
Concepts: soda, study, drinking, causes, sugar

As if we're not obese enough, authorities want to raise the daily calorie recommendations
Published December 14 2009
Concepts: health, obesity, obese, calories, weight

Growing obesity epidemic will double diabetes population and triple medical costs by 2034
Published December 2 2009
Concepts: diabetes, costs, obesity, population, obesity epidemic

One in Six Children Clinically Obese Before Starting Primary School
Published December 1 2009
Concepts: children, obese, obesity, weight, risk

Phytochemicals in plant-based foods fight obesity and prevent disease, researchers say
Published November 30 2009
Concepts: phytochemicals, foods, disease, researchers, obesity

Study Finds Obesity to be Major Player in Cancer Development
Published November 23 2009
Concepts: cancer, body, obesity, study, health

Why There is an Obesity Epidemic (Opinion)
Published November 16 2009
Concepts: epidemic, obesity, obesity epidemic, food, health

Grapefruit Extract May Prevent Metabolic Syndrome
Published November 13 2009
Concepts: grapefruit, naringenin, metabolic syndrome, fat, diet

It is Not Obesity: Inflammation may be Killing You
Published October 1 2009
Concepts: inflammation, fat, body, chemical, food

Genetic Testing of Embryos May Cause Dementia, Obesity In Adulthood
Published September 28 2009
Concepts: Genetic, dementia, obesity, testing, genetic testing

Huge California study concludes soda consumption undeniably linked to obesity
Published September 23 2009
Concepts: soda, consumption, health, soda consumption, study

"Smart Choices" food label is marketing fraud; Tufts University involvement questioned (opinion)
Published September 22 2009
Concepts: nutrition, food, Tufts University, child, sugar

Sodas, Obesity and Sickness: Become Part of a Whole New Solution
Published September 19 2009
Concepts: obesity, health, foods, cleaning, people

Obesity Linked To Brain Degeneration
Published September 17 2009
Concepts: brain, weight, people, obesity, overweight

Viktoras Kulvinskas Part I: From Migraines, Arthritis, Caffeine and Obesity to Holistic Living Nutrition
Published September 11 2009
Concepts: living, raw, holistic, migraines, arthritis

Magnesium can Help Fight Obesity and Promote Weight Loss
Published August 17 2009
Concepts: magnesium, weight, obesity, food, health

The Obesity-Hypertension Connection: Your Weight may be Putting You at Risk
Published July 27 2009
Concepts: weight, blood, blood pressure, 5, overweight

Obesity Breakthrough: Citrus Fruit Flavonoid Controls Weight, Causes Fat Loss
Published July 25 2009
Concepts: fat, fruit, weight, citrus, obesity

Slimming Down Could Save the World, Says New Report
Published July 24 2009
Concepts: world, report, save the world, climate change, population

Breast Cancer Linked to Obesity in Women of All Ages, Leptin Probable Culprit
Published July 20 2009
Concepts: leptin, cancer, breast cancer, obesity, women

The Junk Food Dilemma Calls for a Change in Mindset (Opinion)
Published July 15 2009
Concepts: food, sugar, junk food, mindset, heart

Obesity as Dangerous to Health as Lifetime of Smoking
Published July 2 2009
Concepts: health, obesity, lifetime, dangerous, life

Fracture Risk More Than Doubled by Obesity Surgery
Published July 2 2009
Concepts: risk, surgery, obesity, increase, bone

High-Fructose Corn Syrup and Diabetes: What the Experts Say
Published June 17 2009
Concepts: sugar, Amazon, corn, corn syrup, natural

Mental Health Tied to Chromium and Insulin
Published June 9 2009
Concepts: insulin, health, chromium, blood, diabetes

Obesity Increases Risk of Gum Disease
Published April 17 2009
Concepts: obesity, risk, disease, health, study

Health News Update: FDA Gives Thumbs Up to Unapproved Morphine Drug While Hospitals Dump Mental Patients on the Streets
Published April 11 2009
Concepts: drug, FDA, patients, hospitals, morphine

Drinking Water Could Curb Obesity
Published April 11 2009
Concepts: water, health, drinking, drinking water, calories

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Birth Defects
Published April 5 2009
Concepts: obesity, birth, pregnancy, weight, women

Just Being Overweight Shortens Life: Effects of Excess Weight may Match Smoking
Published March 26 2009
Concepts: weight, overweight, study, health, smoking

Obesity and Insomnia: Sleep Loss is Linked to Weight Gain
Published March 19 2009
Concepts: sleep, weight, obesity, WHO, increase

Obesity Isn't Genetic, It's Taught: Kids Learn Food Habits From Parents
Published March 9 2009
Concepts: food, children, food habits, Genetic, kids

Fast-Food is Unhealthy Option for Growing Children and Teenagers
Published February 23 2009
Concepts: food, children, health, salt, child

Childhood Obesity Initiative Is Same Old Story: Looks Good on Paper, But Kids Keep Getting Fatter
Published February 21 2009
Concepts: children, obesity, 5, Amazon, health

Abdominal Fat may Play Role in Migraine Headaches
Published February 19 2009
Concepts: migraine, fat, men, abdominal fat, body

MSG may be Making Us Fat and Addicted
Published January 26 2009
Concepts: MSG, health, food, fat, obesity

Consuming Common Food Additive MSG Increases Risk of Weight Gain
Published January 19 2009
Concepts: MSG, food, brain, weight, the brain

Stay Fat and Raise Ovarian Cancer Risk Eighty Percent
Published January 11 2009
Concepts: cancer, ovarian cancer, risk, cancer risk, women

High-Fat Prenatal Diet Leads to Early Puberty and Obesity in Offspring
Published January 9 2009
Concepts: diet, puberty, fat, rats, obesity

Three Studies on the Health Benefits of Living Near Greenery
Published January 8 2009
Concepts: health, green, child, children, living

How to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Published January 7 2009
Concepts: child, childhood, children, food, obesity

Obesity Decreases Sperm Quality
Published December 24 2008
Concepts: sperm, men, obesity, BMI, weight

Diets High in Sodium May Lead to Disease and Death
Published December 18 2008
Concepts: sodium, disease, salt, food, lead

Urge Nickelodeon/ Viacom to Stop Marketing Junk Food to Children
Published December 15 2008
Concepts: child, food, children, marketing, junk food

Studies Prove that Obesity has Nothing to do with Bad Genes
Published December 4 2008
Concepts: obesity, food, studies, foods, sugar

How Media Drives Obesity in Children and Simple Counter Tactics
Published November 28 2008
Concepts: child, children, obesity, media, health

Five Ways One Has To Pay the Price for Obesity
Published November 3 2008
Concepts: health, cost, obese, costs, weight

Bad Eating Habits Produce Inflammation and Changes in Behavior
Published October 11 2008
Concepts: eating, food, body, inflammation, produce

Drinking Milk Does Not Combat Obesity, Experts Conclude
Published October 1 2008
Concepts: weight, experts, dairy, obesity, combat

Genes Donít Always Determine the Size of Your Jeans
Published September 29 2008
Concepts: people, obesity, genes, physical, WHO

Babies Exposed to Chemicals in Utero Twice as Likely to be Fat
Published September 26 2008
Concepts: chemicals, chemical, exposed, babies, study

Turmeric Shows Promise in Combating Diabetes and Obesity
Published September 17 2008
Concepts: diabetes, turmeric, curcumin, shows, obesity

Breast-Reduction Surgery Increasing for Overweight Teenage Boys
Published September 3 2008
Concepts: surgery, overweight, obesity, boys, men

Diabetes 101: Obesity and Its Relation to Insulin Resistance (Part 3 of 4)
Published September 3 2008
Concepts: insulin, resistance, insulin resistance, diabetes, obesity

Why Soft Drinks Contribute to Obesity
Published September 1 2008
Concepts: fructose, HFCS, food, sucrose, soft drinks

A Recent Study Shows Weight Gain Curtailed With Vitamins
Published August 25 2008
Concepts: study, weight, gain, shows, weight gain

Red Wineís Resveratrol May Help Battle Obesity
Published August 4 2008
Concepts: resveratrol, fat, obesity, research, study

Obesity Linked to Gum Disease
Published July 28 2008
Concepts: obesity, disease, gum disease, researchers, infection

Chemical Causes of Diabetes: Overeating Is Not the Only Problem
Published July 25 2008
Concepts: diabetes, men, 5, food, chemical

Nearly Half of Parents Fail to Realize Their Children are Obese
Published July 25 2008
Concepts: children, child, parents, weight, overweight

Overweight Children Show Increased Risk of Heart Attacks, Strokes
Published July 14 2008
Concepts: children, heart, risk, heart attacks, overweight

Researchers Explore Link Between Obesity and Insomnia
Published June 29 2008
Concepts: sleep, obesity, researchers, 5, health

Natural Remedies for the Treatment of Diabetes
Published April 24 2008
Concepts: diabetes, men, natural, liver, health

Invention of the microwave unleashed global obesity ripple effect
Published April 18 2008
Concepts: microwave, obesity, global obesity, men, war

Landmark Study Finds Obesity to be More Dangerous to Health than Smoking
Published March 11 2008
Concepts: obesity, dangerous, study, King, health

The Link Between Obesity, Cancer, and Toxicity (Part 1)
Published March 10 2008
Concepts: cancer, obesity, fat, risk, toxicity

The Link Between Obesity, Cancer, and Toxicity: Detoxifying the Body (Part 2)
Published March 10 2008
Concepts: detox, detoxification, toxic, body, liver

Diet Sweeteners Can Make You Sick and Fat
Published March 6 2008
Concepts: food, sugar, sweeteners, diet, body

Obesity Linked to Increased Health Risks and Birth Defects
Published March 3 2008
Concepts: health, obesity, birth, risks, health risks

Seventy-Five Percent of U.S. Adults to be Overweight by 2015
Published December 13 2007
Concepts: overweight, adults, obese, obesity, researchers

To Combat Obesity, Find Thinner Friends
Published November 18 2007
Concepts: obesity, combat, weight, overweight, obese

Is World War lll The Solution To Obesity Problems?
Published November 13 2007
Concepts: war, world, obesity, solution, health

Capsaicin from chili peppers may help prevent obesity, weight gain
Published November 1 2007
Concepts: chili peppers, capsaicin, chili, weight, obesity

Going Raw for Weight Loss
Published October 15 2007
Concepts: raw, food, weight, foods, fat

Junk Food Ads, Fast Food Increasing Teen Obesity
Published October 9 2007
Concepts: food, child, school, obesity, junk food

Work stress found to promote obesity
Published September 7 2007
Concepts: stress, obesity, work stress, chronic stress, WHO

"Miracle" weight loss drug Alli delivers more than you bargained for (diapers optional)
Published June 21 2007
Concepts: weight, weight loss, Alli, drug, fat

Obesity found to turn off appetite suppressant hormone
Published April 4 2007
Concepts: obesity, appetite, appetite suppressant, research, obese

Junk food giants form "task force" that claims to combat child obesity
Published March 30 2007
Concepts: food, combat, junk food, form, food giants

Synthetic chemicals in food, personal care products found to influence obesity
Published March 29 2007
Concepts: chemicals, products, chemical, food, influence

New study links fast food to increased weight
Published January 22 2007
Concepts: food, fast food, study, BMI, links

Study: Number of obesity surgery patients in U.S. soared between 1998 and 2004
Published January 18 2007
Concepts: surgery, obesity, patients, obesity surgery, weight loss surgery

Animal study links yet another health problem with trans fats: an increase in stubborn belly fat
Published January 11 2007
Concepts: fat, health, weight, trans fat, belly fat

Obesity worse for health than drinking or smoking
Published December 18 2006
Concepts: health, obesity, drinking, men, health risks

Corporations are bombarding children with ads that boost obesity, poor nutrition
Published December 8 2006
Concepts: children, obesity, corporations, junk food marketing, advertising

Exercise boosts health of obese women even without dieting
Published December 7 2006
Concepts: women, exercise, health, study, obese

Breast-Feeding May Reduce Childhood Obesity (press release)
Published November 20 2006
Concepts: obesity, study, childhood obesity, childhood, diabetes

Obesity could cost global economy as much as malnutrition, warns World Bank
Published November 17 2006
Concepts: obesity, cost, world, malnutrition, economy

Most Americans agree smokers should pay more for health insurance
Published November 16 2006
Concepts: health, health insurance, americans, smokers, obesity

Gaining weight between pregnancies could lead to pregnancy complications (press release)
Published November 16 2006
Concepts: weight, pregnancy, complications, gain, increase

Salt intake linked to obesity, say Finnish scientists
Published November 10 2006
Concepts: salt intake, obesity, salt, increase, hypertension

Sugary Beverages Fuel the Obesity Epidemic (press release)
Published November 6 2006
Concepts: beverages, fuel, obesity epidemic, obesity, health

U.S. government to launch official exercise guidelines to combat rampant obesity among population
Published November 1 2006
Concepts: government, exercise, obesity, U.S. government, health

Brown seaweed contains promising fat fighter, weight reducer (press release)
Published November 1 2006
Concepts: seaweed, fat, brown seaweed, weight, fucoxanthin

Hip and knee replacements surge as obesity grips Canada
Published October 27 2006
Concepts: obesity, hip replacment surgery, surgeries, knee replacement surgery, osteoarthritis

Fatter U.S. drivers guzzle more gas, spend extra $2.8 billion annually
Published October 27 2006
Concepts: obesity, oil prices, oil, overweight, research

Overweight in early childhood increases chances for obesity at age 12 (press release)
Published October 24 2006
Concepts: child, weight, overweight, children, study

Study shows link between morbid obesity, low IQ in toddlers (press release)
Published October 19 2006
Concepts: IQ, child, study, research, children

Obesity in men linked to infertility (press release)
Published October 19 2006
Concepts: men, health, infertility, weight, obesity

Obesity leads to more aggressive ovarian cancer, Cedars-Sinai research shows (press release)
Published October 17 2006
Concepts: cancer, ovarian cancer, obesity, research, women

Researchers find link between obesity and cognitive decline
Published October 16 2006
Concepts: obesity, researchers, cognitive decline, men, study

China follows the west into rampant obesity (press release)
Published October 12 2006
Concepts: china, obesity, overweight, people, health

Childhood obesity caused by 'toxic environment' of Western diets, study says (press release)
Published October 11 2006
Concepts: child, children, obesity, diets, food

Obesity Surgery Complication Rates Higher than Previously Thought (press release)
Published September 27 2006
Concepts: surgery, obesity, obesity surgery, complications, 5

Interview with Dr. Russell Blaylock on devastating health effects of MSG, aspartame and excitotoxins
Published September 27 2006
Concepts: MSG, aspartame, health, cancer, research

Obesity an increasing obstacle to medical diagnosis (press release)
Published September 26 2006
Concepts: obesity, diagnosis, medical, increase, 5

UC Researchers Develop and Test Prevention Program for Childhood Obesity (press release)
Published September 21 2006
Concepts: program, obesity, researchers, prevention, childhood obesity

International taskforce calls for global ban on junk food advertising to children to combat obesity epidemic
Published September 6 2006
Concepts: food, obesity, children, junk food, ban

Tufts professor chews on the nutrition-oral health connection (press release)
Published September 6 2006
Concepts: children, health, dental, connection, obesity

Baby fat not so harmless: Overweight infants lead to obese adults
Published September 6 2006
Concepts: overweight, baby, fat, lead, infants

Study shows strong link between obesity and depression (press release)
Published September 6 2006
Concepts: health, obesity, depression, study, men

Higher death rates associated with increasing degrees of obesity, PITT researchers report (press release)
Published September 5 2006
Concepts: obesity, death, women, weight, 5

Coca-Cola pays doctor who claims soda has no link to obesity, diabetes
Published September 5 2006
Concepts: soft drinks, obesity, WHO, Coca-Cola, claims

Obesity in Middle Age Linked to Higher Risk of Hospitalization, Death (press release)
Published September 5 2006
Concepts: risk, obesity, death, blood pressure, blood

Medical College Study Finds Obesity Raises Male Drivers' Death Risk (press release)
Published August 31 2006
Concepts: risk, death, obesity, study, men

Obesity still on the rise in America as 31 states report increases
Published August 30 2006
Concepts: obesity, states, report, America, government

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces 14 Research Grants to Prevent Childhood Obesity; Studies Will Look at Impact of School Food Policies, School Food Environments (press release)
Published August 29 2006
Concepts: food, school, research, obesity, school food

Obesity in prostate cancer patients predicts cancer recurrence and progression (press release)
Published August 29 2006
Concepts: cancer, Prostate, prostate cancer, obese, obesity

Smoking and Obesity May Increase the Risk of Erectile Dysfunction (press release)
Published August 29 2006
Concepts: risk, obesity, smoking, men, increase

Whole Grain Foods Are Simple Way to Fight Childhood Obesity (press release)
Published August 28 2006
Concepts: WHO, whole grain, foods, grains, obesity

Obesity in Middle Age Linked to Higher Risk of Hospitalization, Death (press release)
Published August 28 2006
Concepts: risk, obesity, death, blood pressure, blood

Baby boomer obesity surpasses seniors, new study shows (press release)
Published August 23 2006
Concepts: baby, health, seniors, obesity, shows

Obesity May Influence Response to Asthma Medications (press release)
Published August 22 2006
Concepts: asthma, medications, people, influence, medication

Teen obesity linked to heart abnormalities (press release)
Published August 18 2006
Concepts: obesity, heart, weight, risk, overweight

Obesity skyrocketing in China as the Chinese adopt western diets, lifestyles
Published August 18 2006
Concepts: Chinese, obesity, china, diets, western diets

New Type 2 Diabetes Cases Have Doubled in 30 Years (press release)
Published August 18 2006
Concepts: diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, cases, men, study

Proposed Changes to Obesity Guidelines May Harm Children in the US (press release)
Published August 17 2006
Concepts: obesity, children, changes, harm, drug

Obesity tied to hepatitis C treatment failure (press release)
Published August 17 2006
Concepts: treatment, obesity, hepatitis, hepatitis C, failure

Fat rats reveal why short-term overeating can lead to obesity and diabetes (press release)
Published August 15 2006
Concepts: fat, rats, obesity, diabetes, lead

Study Tallies High Medical Claims Costs of Obesity (press release)
Published August 14 2006
Concepts: costs, health, obesity, cost, study

Prenatal Genistein In Soy Reduces Obesity In Offspring (press release)
Published August 11 2006
Concepts: soy, obesity, prenatal, environment, study

Number of overweight babies up 74 percent as obesity skyrockets in expectant mothers
Published August 10 2006
Concepts: overweight, babies, obesity, prenatal health, prenatal nutrition

Research Makes a Connection Between Obesity and Memory (press release)
Published August 9 2006
Concepts: research, memory, obesity, connection, leptin

Sugary drinks lead to weight gain, obesity, say researchers
Published August 9 2006
Concepts: obesity, lead, gain, soft drinks, weight

Researchers develop anti-obesity vaccine as consumers hope for "magic bullet" weight loss miracle
Published August 3 2006
Concepts: vaccine, weight loss, anti-obesity vaccine, weight, researchers

Obesity raises overall risk of breast cancer: study (press release)
Published August 2 2006
Concepts: cancer, risk, men, study, breast cancer

Oily fish found to help reverse obesity and promote healthy body weight
Published July 31 2006
Concepts: fish, weight loss, body, oil, weight

Midlife Obesity Raises Risk of Alzheimer's Disease Later (press release)
Published July 26 2006
Concepts: disease, obesity, risk, Alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's

Obesity levels in US are grossly underestimated (press release)
Published July 24 2006
Concepts: obesity, men, survey, states, health

Study of obesity in prostate cancer screening uncovers new predictor of disease for overweight men (press release)
Published July 21 2006
Concepts: Prostate, men, cancer, prostate cancer, PSA

Obesity in puberty linked to hormone disorder (press release)
Published July 14 2006
Concepts: hormone, obesity, puberty, girls, disorder

Obesity Makes Labor Tougher on Women (press release)
Published July 10 2006
Concepts: women, labor, obesity, obese, medicine

The story of $100 billion: A mysterious number that may explain what's wrong with America
Published February 27 2006
Concepts: car, cost, 5, health, America

Health news roundup: Kraft shrinks, drugs in the drinking water, and obese chickens (satire)
Published January 31 2006
Concepts: chickens, water, drugs, Kraft, health

Conjugated Linoleic Acid for weight loss: it's no magic diet pill
Published July 29 2005
Concepts: CLA, weight, conjugated linoleic acid, fat, diet

The politics of sugar: why your government lies to you about this disease-promoting ingredient
Published July 21 2005
Concepts: sugar, food, politics, health, sugar industry

The link between monosodium glutamate (MSG) and obesity
Published July 9 2005
Concepts: obesity, MSG, excitotoxin, food, excitotoxins

Sugar, high-fructose corn syrup and type II diabetes
Published July 7 2005
Concepts: sugar, diabetes, fat, high-fructose corn syrup, blood

DHEA for weight loss: miracle drug or unproven experiment?
Published June 27 2005
Concepts: DHEA, men, hormone, weight, body

Diabetes and Hispanic Americans: more than just genetics
Published June 27 2005
Concepts: diabetes, America, americans, hispanics, risk

American Diabetes Association peddling nutritional nonsense while accepting money from manufacturer of candy and sodas
Published June 1 2005
Concepts: sugar, diabetes, blood, insulin, food

How to (not!) get fat in five easy steps
Published February 7 2005
Concepts: food, fat, body, foods, weight

Walking the talk: the true story of my transformation from obesity and chronic disease to outstanding health
Published January 20 2005
Concepts: heal, health, pain, body, nutrition

The unauthorized history of Coca-Cola (satire)
Published January 14 2005
Concepts: coca, cola, Coca-Cola, soft drinks, calcium

The health effects of drinking soda - quotes from the experts
Published January 8 2005
Concepts: soft drinks, calcium, diet, food, phosphorus

Every person needs sunlight exposure to create vitamin D, obesity impairs vitamin D absorption
Published January 1 2005
Concepts: Vitamin D, sun, sunlight, obesity, exposure

Consumption of soft drinks and high-fructose corn syrup linked to obesity and diabetes
Published December 26 2004
Concepts: corn, corn syrup, obesity, diabetes, high-fructose corn syrup

How to slash national health care costs by 90% through education, nutrition, and a ban on junk food marketing
Published December 5 2004
Concepts: food, health, nutrition, foods, disease

Acomplia diet drug shows real promise for sustained weight loss, but only if you keep taking it
Published November 9 2004
Concepts: weight loss, diet drug, weight, Acomplia, diet

Gastric bypass surgery causes pregnant mother to lose her fetus
Published August 19 2004
Concepts: gastric bypass, bypass surgery, gastric bypass surgery, causes, expectant mothers

The food industry denies links between foods, nutrition and health; bad science meets aggressive marketing
Published August 7 2004
Concepts: food, health, foods, ingredients, food industry

Obesity Researchers Lose Sight of the Big Picture While Peering Into Their Microscopes; Modern Science Loses Perspective
Published August 6 2004
Concepts: health, body, modern science, obesity, chemical

Anti-Obesity Activists Fight For Fat Acceptance; Here's Where They're Right and Wrong On Issues of Obesity
Published August 6 2004
Concepts: obesity, anti-obesity, discrimination, disease, body

The Palm Springs Diet Promises to Help You Lose Weight, But Does It Really Work?
Published August 6 2004
Concepts: diet, Palm Springs Diet, weight, chitosan, lose weight

Employers must take on some responsibility for employees' health in order to prevent obesity and chronic disease
Published August 5 2004
Concepts: health, obesity, employees, employers, light

Medical researchers remain baffled at attempts to treat obesity with appetite suppressing hormones like PYY
Published August 3 2004
Concepts: appetite, obesity, food, foods, researchers

Gastric bypass surgery should be a last resort, not a choice of convenience
Published July 30 2004
Concepts: surgery, gastric bypass, gastric bypass surgery, surgical procedures, weight

Are you a weight loss / diet pills / liposuction junkie?
Published July 26 2004
Concepts: weight, food, foods, diet pills, body

Obesity epidemic threatens to bankrupt U.S. economy and threaten financial stability of the world
Published July 26 2004
Concepts: health, obesity, obesity epidemic, U.S. economy, financial

Growing band of obesity deniers claim that being obese isn't bad for your health
Published July 25 2004
Concepts: obesity deniers, obesity, obese, health, health outcome

Medicare to fund obesity treatments, but which ones really work?
Published July 22 2004
Concepts: medicare, obesity treatments, obesity, weight loss, treatment

Obesity causes Alzheimers; massive wave of Alzheimer's to strike America in the years ahead
Published July 20 2004
Concepts: obesity, Alzheimer's, America, causes, public health

Obesity, lack of green vegetables and avoidance of mental exercise cause Azheimer's, dementia
Published July 20 2004
Concepts: green vegetables, exercise, green, brain exercises, lifestyle choices

Is obesity a choice or a disease?
Published July 19 2004
Concepts: obesity, lifestyle choices, nutrition, people, nutritional choices

Is obesity during pregnancy child abuse?
Published July 19 2004
Concepts: child, pregnancy, obesity, unborn children, expectant mothers

Medicare declares obesity to be a disease, stripping away patient responsibility and power
Published July 18 2004
Concepts: obesity, disease, patient responsibility, food, medicare

Appetite stimulating hormone decreases following gastric bypass surgery
Published July 13 2004
Concepts: appetite, hormone, gastric bypass, brain chemistry, health

Artificial sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose may actually promote obesity and weight gain, says research
Published July 1 2004
Concepts: sucralose, aspartame, obesity, soft drinks, sweeteners

Soft drink industry denies their products cause obesity or diabetes: parallels ridiculous denials of Big Tobacco
Published May 17 2004
Concepts: products, obesity, industry, tobacco, Big Tobacco

Diabetes and obesity linked to the consumption of high fructose corn syrup and refined sugars
Published May 12 2004
Concepts: sugar, diabetes, corn, food, consumption

FDA approves obesity drug labeling that promotes the drug while ignoring side effects
Published January 17 2004
Concepts: drug, FDA, obesity, labeling, Xenical

Obesity causes cancer, says American Cancer Society
Published January 16 2004
Concepts: cancer, obesity, causes, disorder, weight

High carbohydrate diets and lack of exercise to blame for obesity epidemic
Published January 16 2004
Concepts: obesity, exercise, diets, toddlers, oil

One more reason to lose weight: obesity causes a variety of negative health consequences, research shows
Published January 9 2004
Concepts: research, obesity, causes, health, diet

New research shows green tea fights cancer, heart disease, cholesterol and obesity
Published December 11 2003
Concepts: cholesterol, green tea, green, heart disease, cancer

Obesity being blamed for first ever drop in life expectancy
Published November 10 2003
Concepts: obesity, life, fat, foods, oil

Obesity follows Western culture's influence around the world
Published November 9 2003
Concepts: food, obesity, influence, disease, healthy

Calling obesity a disease is a ploy to generate profits
Published November 9 2003
Concepts: disease, obesity, calling obesity a disease, weight, body


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