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.

Prebiotics — Too Good to Be True?

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Prof. of Microbiology Liping Zhao investigates the interactions between host genetics, diet and the microbiome, using himself as a subject.

Psychiatric Disorders, Weight Loss, and Weight Loss Surgery

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After the weight loss surgery, even when the patient seems to be doing fine, the psychological benefits may alternately spike, drop or disappear.

Weight Loss and Psychiatric Disorders

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Research shows that despite their long-term success with weight loss, the patients’ mental health on average deteriorated past even their pre-surgery level.

Challenges of Post-Weight-Loss Life

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What are the challenges faced by people who go on to lose a huge proportion of their body weight?

Creating a Normal-Weight Future

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A child who never becomes overweight is far less likely to become an obese teen or a morbidly obese adult.

A City Refurbished for Health

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We’ve been following the story of Oklahoma City’s transformation, when Mayor Mike Cornett led the people to undertake what was described as a war on fat.

Oklahoma City and the Combat Paradigm

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In Oklahoma City, Mayor Mike Cornett led the people to undertake what was described as a war on fat. Here’s more on the amazing transformation of Oklahoma city.

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