Health

Lockdown is an opportunity to change food habits for good

Over the last month there has been a dramatic transformation in our access to and the availability of food—along with where we eat and with who. At the same time, personal, family and societal health has never been more ...

Health

Oversized meals have been shown to be a factor in obesity

Restaurants frequently serve oversized meals, not only in the United States but also in many other countries, according to a study conducted by an international team of researchers and supported by FAPESP—São Paulo Research ...

Overweight & Obesity

Retailers contributing to obesity crisis

Banning fast food shops near schools won't be enough to tackle childhood obesity, University of Hertfordshire academics revealed today. With secondary school pupils travelling further afield to buy foods high in fat and sugar, ...

Overweight & Obesity

Study: Fast-food curb did not cut obesity rate in South LA

A much-hailed law that restricted the opening of new stand-alone fast-food restaurants in one of the poorest sections of Los Angeles did not curb obesity or improve diets, a new study found.

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