News tagged with obesity prevention

Targeting childhood obesity early

With childhood obesity now affecting 17 percent of American children, the nation is rallying around the concept that serious action is required. In 2010, President Barack Obama established the first Task ...

Sep 19, 2012
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People who read food labels stay thinner

An international team of scientists headed from the University of Santiago de Compostela ensures that reading the labels on food products is linked to obesity prevention, especially in women. According to ...

Sep 13, 2012
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Eating disorders flying under the radar

Eating disorders are increasingly overlooked in Australia because society is too focused on obesity prevention, a leading Flinders University psychologist says.

Aug 21, 2012
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