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By Joe Lindley -


This is part 2 of the BBC series on obesity. It explores the...

Who benefits most from food stamps? Follow the money | Food Politics

While Congress is fussing over the farm bill, Michele Simon’s new report, Food Stamps: Follow the Money, identifies the businesses...
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Millions of Americans are receiving food stamps.  The question is what are they using those food stamps to purchase?  Who...

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By Joe Lindley curated from abcnews4.com -

I eat like a caveman, do you? – WCIV-TV | ABC News 4

... Well maybe the fad dieting is over. Maybe the answer to your teetering scale is none other than The...
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Thanks to Jimmy Moore for this news story from Charleston, SC, from an ABC news resporter who, in a...

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Are food companies part of the solution to obesity | Food Politics

... Dr Lobstein suggests that claims by large food companies to be an essential part of the solution  to obesity should be...
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“The fox guarding the hen house” is an old expression that fits very well the public statements we are seeing...

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By Joe Lindley -


In episode 4 of the BBC Series on obesity, one of the most...

By Joe Lindley -


This is an unusual source for a media report on obesity:  AlJazeera.  ...

Now Cambridge, Mass. Is Weighing a Soda Ban, Too | The Atlantic

The idea's spread to other cities underscores New York's role as a testbed.

Taking a page out of Michael...
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There will be ongoing controversy about these bans on large sodas, but it is telling that yet another city is...

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Health – James Fallows – Our Eyes Have Adjusted … | The Atlantic

The people in this photo, if they're still alive, would now be in their 80s. Apart from the racial diversity,...
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This really hit home for me.   Just look at this picture of children from Vale, Oregan, 1941.   How...

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By Joe Lindley curated from cnn.com -

Sleepy brains drawn to junk food | CNN.com Blogs

As any college student or shift worker will tell you, staying up all night or even just skimping on sleep...
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The evidence is still coming forward:  get a good night’s sleep if you are trying to control your weight.

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