Another Look at Contagious Obesity

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Studies show that people who are related and/or live together share large swaths of their microbial populations.

Where Is the Flaky Fringe?

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Today’s absurd joke too often becomes tomorrow’s reality, as is the case with some of the obesity-related “cures” and theories.

Mexican Sugar Tax Activists Walk on the Wild Side

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Coca-Cola uses bribery, intimidation and coercive campaigns to squash the rivals and those trying to reduce soda consumption in Central and South Americas.

Mexico As Soda Tax Lighthouse

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Whenever the idea of taxing sugar-sweetened beverages to prevent obesity is discussed people react by asking for studies. Problem is, there aren’t many.

How Mexico Got Its Soda Tax

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The connections between poverty and obesity are familiar territory. No government wants to deal with them, but a sugar tax brings at least partial satisfaction.

More Tales of Mexicoke

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KillerCoke.org reports that, in some areas of Mexico, the Coca-Cola Co. buys up all the water, so there is basically nothing to imbibe except their products.

Tales of Mexicoke

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One of Coca-Cola ads set in Mexico has been called racist, condescending, and an attempt to force consumer culture down the throats of indigenous people.

Coca-Cola Prospers Despite Setbacks

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Coco-Cola’s response to requests for decreased sugar was to sell drinks with the same proportionate amount of it but in smaller units.

The Ongoing Saga of Coke & Friends

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Is Pepsi competing with Coca-Cola to be the poster child for the Promote Child Obesity While Pretending to Care club?

The Microbiome and Prader-Willi Syndrome

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Researchers are trying out genetic manipulation, appetite-curbing drugs, cognitive therapy, electric stimulation of the brain, and more, to combat PWS.

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