obesity

 
Sugar tax no instant obesity cure
Sugar tax no instant obesity cure
BODY LANGUAGESouth Africa has been wrapped up in public and parliamentary debates about the value of the country’s proposed sugar tax. The...
More nature equals less obesity and depression
More nature equals less obesity and depression
Humanity now stands on top of nature, either smashing it or carefully curating it into designated spaces. Cement replaces green fields of grassland....
Sending children to bed earlier cuts obesity
Sending children to bed earlier cuts obesity
Society often tries to solve problems after the fact. So parents force their obese teenager to eat cabbage and carrots for supper, before planning...
Tax on soft drinks could benefit obese SA
Tax on soft drinks could benefit obese SA
With government finances under massive strain, an additional R7-billion a year would be pretty sweet.
Obese outnumber undernourished
Obese outnumber undernourished
Overweight or obese people now outnumber those who are undernourished by nearly two and a half times, a discussion paper of the McKinsey Global...
Coke cash sours obesity science
Coke cash sours obesity science
Coca-Cola, the global soft drinks manufacturer, funds organisations that downplay the role of diet in obesity, it has emerged, drawing attention to...
SA is likely to introduce sugar tax this year. Is sugar bad for your health?
SA is likely to introduce sugar tax this year. Is sugar bad for your health?
When Kerry Hammerton was offered a chocolate chip muffin at a yoga function, her peers were astonished by her response. “I don’t eat sugar,”...
Excessive insulin is driving obesity, diabetes
Excessive insulin is driving obesity, diabetes
"We are eating way too much, and far too often," according to Dr Jason Fung, a nephrologist (kidney specialist) the University of Toronto...
New study holds hope for obese women to fall pregnant
New study holds hope for obese women to fall pregnant
Obese women can improve their odds of conceiving with the help of pharmaceuticals, a new study from the University of Adelaide (UA) suggests.
Longevity is just a few steps away
Longevity is just a few steps away
It's that time of year again: the New Year fervour has begun to wane, the spirit of resolution is becoming diluted with the realities of daily...
Surgical weight loss a disadvantage in the job market - study
Surgical weight loss a disadvantage in the job market - study
Losing weight through surgery, instead of dieting and exercising, could mean losing out at your next job interview, according to new research...

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