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5 surprising facts about obesity

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In simple terms, being obese means that a person carries too much weight, specifically fat, around their body. To gain this extra fat, a person needs to eat more calories ...

How Bias and Discrimination Make Us Sick

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Bias and discrimination are ugly aspects of human nature. They come in many forms. Fat shaming, racism, and sexism are all very much in the news. Also in the news ...

New Chief Scientist

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Following an externally advertised secondment opportunity, Professor David Crossman will take up the post of Chief Scientist, Health, with effective from 1 November 2017. Professor Crossman is currently Dean and ...

Trauma may lead to weight gain in women

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Researchers found that women who experienced traumatic events in their lifetime or negative life events over the past 5 years were more likely to become obese, compared with women who ...

How Obesity Stacks the Odds in Cancer Against You

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When it comes to cancer, it’s increasingly clear that obesity stacks the odds against you in two ways. First, obesity is a key risk factor for many cancers. And second,

Is your gut microbiome the key to health and happiness?

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John Cryan was originally trained as a neuroscientist to focus on everything from the neck upwards. But eight years ago, an investigation into irritable bowel syndrome drew his gaze towards ...

From Phở to Fajitas, School Lunches Feed a Diverse Nation

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School lunch has changed since the days of mystery meat, swampy broccoli, and canned fruit—but not much. Thanks to a set of rules that went into effect in 2014, most ...

Pesticide-Laden Produce Tied to Poor Fertility Outcomes

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Women who ate more fruits and vegetables containing high amounts of pesticide residue were less likely to get pregnant or have a live birth following infertility treatments, an observational study ...

Health Insurance Marketplace: Enroll for 2015 Healthcare Coverage

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Get ready to join the millions already enrolled in Marketplace coverage. Sign up for email and text updates to get important Open Enrollment reminders -- including a note as soon ...

A Lesson From the Biggest Losers: Exercise Keeps Off the Weight

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The study was published on Tuesday in the journal Obesity. The lead author, Kevin Hall, chief of the Integrative Physiology Section at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and ...

Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers

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American consumers throw away 27 million tons of food each year, according to the food waste coalition ReFED, clogging landfills, generating greenhouse gasses, and costing the economy an estimated $144 ...

The Report

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Actions and accountability to advance nutrition and sustainable development Download the 2017 Global Nutrition Report Download Full Report Translations: Español | FrançaisDownload Summary Download Synopsis translations: Français | Español | ...

Changing the Way WE CARE about Obesity: It Starts with Tackling Weight Bias #OACchat

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Changing the Way WE CARE about Obesity: It Starts with Tackling Weight Bias #OACchat Posted on October 24th, 2017 by mbeane in BlogThis Post has No Comments Have you ever ...

Provider Competencies for the Prevention and Management of Obesity

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More than one-third of U.S. adults have obesity, with obesity care costing as much as $210 billion per year. Nonetheless, few health professionals and trainees receive training in the prevention ...


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The Youth Compendium of Physical Activities provides a list of 196 common activities in which youth participate and the estimated energy cost associated with each activity. It can be used ...

People-First Language for Obesity

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The OAC has identified many areas where weight bias penetrates today’s society, such as media, entertainment, healthcare, employment, education and more. However, one of the most prevalent areas that the ...

Could distinct 'carbohydrate taste' be tied to obesity?

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There are four established tastes — salty, sour, bitter, and sweet — to which a fifth taste, umami, was officially added not so long ago. Nevertheless, there are still controversies ...

Feeding Vegetarian and Vegan Infants and Toddlers

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) agree: Well-planned vegetarian and vegan eating patterns are healthy for infants and toddlers. Time and attention are necessary ...

Obese children with asthma spend longer in hospital

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In the U.S., the percentage of children with obesity "has more than tripled since the 1970s." Between 2011 and 2014, around 17 percent of children and adolescents aged 2–19 were ...

The Simplicity of Obesity and the Magic of Nutrition

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Welcome to a world of magic. In this world, obesity is simple. One pound of fat is the result of eating 3,500 calories. In this magical kingdom, the exalted Mayo ...

Should you smoke around your pet?

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Media player Media playback is unsupported on your device Video Nursing and veterinary experts are trying to raise awareness about how smoking can be dangerous for animals. From the section ...

Healthier Kids' Meals

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Click here for the full report UConn Science in Seconds video about our new report Click here to download a two-page summary of the report.Support for this research was provided ...

Ten times more children and adolescents obese globally

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A new report finds 124 million children around the world were obese in 2016 192 million were estimated to be moderately or severely underweight that same year (CNN)The number of ...

Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?

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In 2011, Claudio Aspesi, a senior investment analyst at Bernstein Research in London, made a bet that the dominant firm in one of the most lucrative industries in the world ...

Criticizing a Scientist’s Work Isn’t Bullying. It’s Science.

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When teaching research methods to first-year college students, I used to tell them that scientists try to prove themselves wrong. But last year, I took that out—it felt too dishonest.

Join us to change the way that you care about obesity!

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Gut microbiome alterations in Alzheimer’s disease

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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. However, the etiopathogenesis of this devastating disease is not fully understood. Recent studies in rodents suggest that alterations in the ...

A healthier future

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This consultation document proposes a range of actions to improve diet and weight in Scotland.It draws on experience of implementing the Obesity Route Map, the learning from tackling other public ...

White House officials think childhood obesity is not a problem. Have they seen the data?

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Childhood obesity is arguably one of the biggest and most troubling problems in health today. Among high-income countries, America boasts the highest obesity rates for girls and boys — which ...

E.P.A. Cancels Talk on Climate Change by Agency Scientists

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Monday’s conference is designed to draw attention to the health of Narragansett Bay, the largest estuary in New England and a key to the region’s tourism and fishing industries. Rhode ...

Poll: Most Americans Think Their Own Group Faces Discrimination

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Majorities in many ethnic, identity and racial groups in America believe that discrimination exists against their own group, across many areas of people's daily lives, according to a poll from ...

Diabetes: New compounds may lower blood sugar but prevent weight gain

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Insulin resistance is a known risk factor for type 2 diabetes. It arises when the body's cells are no longer able to respond to insulin, which is the hormone that ...

Obesity among all US adults reaches all-time high

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39.6% of adults and 18.5% of children in tne US are obese, new report says Experts say more policy changes are necessary to fight obesity (CNN)The United States will not ...

Team Nutrition Garden Resources

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Team Nutrition provides a number of free materials that connect nutrition education to school and child care gardens. We also offer evidenced-based curricula that educators can use to integrate garden-based ...

How does the NHS in England work?

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This animation is a whistle-stop tour of how the NHS works in 2017 and how it is changing.The final image is available for download here. You can buy a poster ...

Inside the candy industry’s campaign to convince us chocolate is a health food

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A year after James Cadbury, the 30-something great-great-great-grandson of the British chocolatier John Cadbury, launched his luxury cocoa startup in 2016, he introduced an avocado chocolate bar. Cadbury Jr.’s newest ...

Your Weight Matters National Convention

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Sign-up for Convention E-news Alerts and be the FIRST to Know All the Latest Convention News! Be a Part of the PREMIER National Meetingon Weight and Health!

LEAD Awards

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The ASMBS Foundation’s annual LEAD Awards honors those who have shown leadership, education, advancement, and dedication to the field of bariatric surgery. Each year the ASMBS Foundation and the ASMBS ...

The Decline of the Midwest's Public Universities Threatens to Wreck Its Most Vibrant Economies

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Four floors above a dull cinder-block lobby in a nondescript building at the Ohio State University, the doors of a slow-moving elevator open on an unexpectedly futuristic 10,000-square-foot laboratory bristling ...

Obesity among children starting primary school continues to rise

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Obesity among children starting their first year of primary school has risen for the second year in a row. Figures from NHS Digital show 9.6% of children in reception classes ...

Healthy School Environments

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October 9-13 is National School Lunch Week! Share the resources below to show your support for healthier school meals and snacks. Apart from their homes, most children spend more time ...

Obesity Action Coalition

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Obesity in America In 2010, the Congressional Budget Office released a report that showed obesity rates among Americans had more than doubled from 13 to 28 percent from 1987 to ...


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The OAC was formed to unify the voice of the individual affected by obesity. Before the OAC’s existence, there was not an organization that brought together individuals with obesity and/or ...

Forbes Welcome

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Extra 10p on sugary drinks 'cut sales'

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An increase in the price of sugary drinks in restaurants and the offer of healthier alternatives could encourage customers to cut back on sugar, a study suggests. In Jamie's Italian ...

40% of Americans Are Obese—And the Trend Isn't Slowing

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MassachusettsA Woman Was Crushed to Death by Her Own Car in a Supermarket Parking LotMusicSt. Vincent Talks About Her New Album 'MASSEDUCTION' and Why She's 'Happy to Be Misunderstood'COMPARECARDSSPONSOREDMaineSen. Susan ...

Afterschool Snack: America's #HealthiestSchools: 3 ways to team up for Lights on Afterschool

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SEP 2017 LIGHTS ON By Guest Blogger By Daniel W. Hatcher, MPH, director of Community Partnerships at Alliance for a Healthier Generation. The 2017 America’s #HealthiestSchools campaign is grounded in ...

Trump’s executive order to undermine Obamacare, explained

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With the failure by Republicans in Congress to repeal Obamacare this year, President Trump is taking matters into his own hands, as he prepares to sign an executive order Thursday ...

Strategies to Limit Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption in Young Children: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief

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Publication Note: Proceedings contain the opinion of the presenters, but do NOT reflect the conclusions of the Health and Medicine Division or the National Academies. Learn more about the differences ...

World Obesity Day: Understanding the social consequences of obesity

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11 October is World Obesity Day. Obesity has reached epidemic proportions globally, with at least 2.8 million people dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese. In ...

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