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Drinking Your Calories Absentmindedly Leads to Weight Gain

Calories are difficult to keep track of, in their solid form we at least have a basic understanding of what foods are healthier than others, drinks on the other hand not so much.  855 more words

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Research Finds Soda Tax Does Little to Decrease Obesity

Extra sales taxes on soda may not do anything to improve people’s health, according to new research from health economist Jason Fletcher of the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. 22 more words


A Simple Solution: Obesity and Sugar Water

In 2003, I was a teaching assistant for a class at Yale called “Fat and Thin: A History of American Bodies.” We learned about everything that makes us obese: the history of fad diets and health food, the car culture and suburbs, nutrition science and vitamin pills. 460 more words

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