The sugar tax opponents in the U.K. will diplomatically concede that a sugar tax might work — if sugar were the sole cause of obesity — which, alas, it is not.
The UK is Europe’s third most obese nation, groaning under the expense of obesity-related illness. Will the long-awaited sugar tax change anything?
Last November the Scottish branch of the National Health Service came out with a recommendation for government-run fat camps for kids.
Recent research may help develop pharmaceuticals that activate “brown fat” — thus making a difference for people suffering from diabetes and obesity.
Do children have more brown fat because they are thin, or are they thin because they have more brown fat?
Dr. Pretlow gave an oral presentation in Haifa, Israel, at the 4th International Conference on Behavioral Addictions, on a pilot study of obesity treatment.
Fat freezing is an FDA-approved treatment that has been around for a while, mainly under the name of CoolSculpting. But is it safe?
Coca-Cola uses bribery, intimidation and coercive campaigns to squash the rivals and those trying to reduce soda consumption in Central and South Americas.
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.