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OCT 28, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Being Fat Used To Be An Evolutionary Advantage. Now It's A Disease. Here's What Happened

Getting "fat" used to give us a genetic edge: When food was scarce, we needed to store backup reserves of energy, because we couldn't always guarantee when or where we'd find our next meal. "This ability to store surplus fat from the least possible amount of food intake may have made the difference between life and death, not only for ...

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OCT 28, 2014 - Huffington Post

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How Our Views Of Obesity Have Changed, From Ancient Times Until Today

Getting "fat" used to give us a genetic edge: When food was scarce, we needed to store backup reserves of energy, because we couldn't always guarantee when or where we'd find our next meal. "This ability to store surplus fat from the least possible amount of food intake may have made the difference between life and death, not only for ...

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OCT 26, 2014 - Washington Times

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Florid Blue honored for work in childhood obesity

MIAMI (AP) - Federal officials are recognizing health insurer Florida Blue for its significant improvements in addressing the childhood obesity epidemic. Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded the Florida Blue Foundation at a ceremony in Cleveland. ...

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OCT 20, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Family Dinner-Table Dynamics Linked To Childhood Obesity

BY KATHRYN DOYLE NEW YORK Fri Oct 17, 2014 4:05pm EDT (Reuters Health) - Families who express more warmth, group enjoyment and positive reinforcement at family meals have children with reduced risk of obesity, according to a new study. “Past research has shown that having frequent family meals is protective against youth obesity, but we don’t know why this is ...

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OCT 17, 2014 - Fox News

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Family dinner-table dynamics linked to childhood obesity

Families who express more warmth, group enjoyment and positive reinforcement at family meals have children with reduced risk of obesity, according to a new study.

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