Obesity can be a “legacy” passed on to succeeding generations, not only for genetic reasons but for epigenetic ones.
Science is catching up with the threat posed by sugar, consumers are getting smarter, and the burden of cost to treat obesity-related disease is increasing.
The U.K. government has been pushing erroneous messages, resulting in increased consumption of low-fat junk food, and people are getting fatter and fatter.
A lot of money is being spent to exert power over unformed, impressionable minds, and for only one reason — profit.
Should we criticize the invocation of the First Amendment to safeguard the impunity with which corporations marketed harmful junk food to children?
The subject of body fat has been slowly revealing its secrets, and causing some astonishment along the way.
Childhood Obesity News has been looking at matters connected with the United Kingdom’s sugar tax. Among other things, what people require are coping skills.
Rather than merely dispensing nutrition advice, we need to teach how to cope with life challenges and encourage change in overweight people’s behavior.
Some proponents are leveraging their support for the proposed sugar tax against assurances the the government will do more to curb obesity.