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By Guest Author On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Are Kids Becoming the New Couch Potatoes?

In recent years, there has been a rise in childhood obesity. Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. The percentage of children aged 6-11 years in More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
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Massachusetts ends controversial obesity letters to parents noting risk of bullying

Massachusetts public health officials voted Wednesday to stop sendning controversial letters that Massachusetts public schools send parents about their children’s weight, following widespread criticism that the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 12th, 2013
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Mexico obesity rate knocks America out of number one spot

Officials at the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization say Mexico with a 32.8 percent adult obesity rate is the most overweight of the industrialized nations. Americans aren’t the fattest people in the world.photo More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
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Mississippi leads nation in obesity

No state beat Mississippi in rates of adult obesity in 2011 according to the 2011 CDC state obesity map released Monday. Image/CDC Rates of obesity in the United States ranged from a low of 20.7 percent in Colorado More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 29th, 2010
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New York’s Salt Ban latest in Nanny State efforts

Felix Ortiz (D-Brooklyn) from New York is proposing Bill A10129 which is would impose “up to a” $1,000 fine for the use of salt in food preparation in any restaurant per violation. Chicken McNugget Happy More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, March 11th, 2010
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The Fat Police are out in full force

Everybody from representatives from the Kansas legislature to the Mayor of New York City to university researchers certainly want to make it more difficult and expensive for you and I to enjoy such pleasures in More...


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