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Are big people a big issue?

Are big people a big issue?

What would you do with £47 billion? Crazy amount of money, right? That could fully train a further 5.2 million teachers, or pay for an additional 2.5 million soldiers for a year. 1,138 more words

Weight Could Influence Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

By Alex Kramer
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — People with rheumatoid arthritis may be more likely to achieve remission if they maintain a healthy body weight, according to new research. 672 more words

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Obesity Tied to Half a Million Cancers Worldwide, Report Shows

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Obesity is associated with close to 500,000 new cancer cases worldwide each year, and nearly two-thirds of obesity-related cancers occur in North America and Europe, a new report shows. 429 more words

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The Weight Paradox

It can be “fun,” if a bit frustrating at times, to attempt unraveling paradoxes. And medical ones are no exception to that general rule. So, here is a puzzle for you to tackle. 449 more words

Diets Don't Work

If diets worked, the number of obese people around the globe would be decreasing instead of increasing. And while new diets come and go, the problem is getting worse. 338 more words


That Sugar Film (2015)

When Morgan Spurlock’s documentary Super Size Me hit the screen in 2004, his social experiment seemed innovative, radical and to many completely insane. The concept of surviving purely on McDonalds food for an extended period of time hardly seemed a good idea but it sure proved a point about nutrition and culture; the documentary was the first time I personally considered that, like much of my generation, I had probably been willingly buying into obesity unquestioningly. 85 more words


These are the things you can control

Over the past few days we have talked about some of the breast cancer risks that you can’t change:

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