Lobbyistic Nonsense

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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

An American Dilemma

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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

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

More British Pub Debates

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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

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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

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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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