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
By Alex Kramer
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
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
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