Lobbyistic Nonsense


Today we consider an example of the type of resistance the Center for Digital Democracy and other advocacy groups have been up against.

The Epigenetics Obesity Dream


Obesity can be a “legacy” passed on to succeeding generations, not only for genetic reasons but for epigenetic ones.

Rough Seas in the United Kingdom


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.

Sugar Tax and Scandal in the U.K.


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.

Meet the Good Guys — the Center for Digital Democracy

kids watching old television set

A lot of money is being spent to exert power over unformed, impressionable minds, and for only one reason — profit.

An American Dilemma


Should we criticize the invocation of the First Amendment to safeguard the impunity with which corporations marketed harmful junk food to children?

Everything You Know About Fat Is Still Wrong


The subject of body fat has been slowly revealing its secrets, and causing some astonishment along the way.

More British Pub Debates


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.

What British People Debate in Pubs


Rather than merely dispensing nutrition advice, we need to teach how to cope with life challenges and encourage change in overweight people’s behavior.

Drama in the United Kingdom


Some proponents are leveraging their support for the proposed sugar tax against assurances the the government will do more to curb obesity.

Childhood Obesity News | OVERWEIGHT: What Kids Say | Dr. Robert A. Pretlow
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