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4 HOURS AGO - Shape

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Americans' Waistlines Are Getting Bigger

iStock Americans may have let out a collective sigh of relief since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced obesity rates had plateaued in 2012, but over the past 12 year sour average waist circumference increased by over an inch, new research in the Journal of American Medical Association says. The results are puzzling: It appears that while the rate of ...

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8 HOURS AGO - Fox News

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Giants star teams up with NFL, dairy council to tackle childhood obesity

Super Bowl champion Victor Cruz is teaming up with the NFL and the National Dairy Council (NDC) to tackle childhood obesity.

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14 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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This Might Explain Why Diet Soda Drinkers Are Often Overweight

People who drink diet sodas over regular sodas are more likely to be overweight or obese, but scientists weren't sure why. The theories fell into two camps: one, something inherent to artificial sweeteners causes weight gain or two, diet sodas imply a diet and heavy people are more likely to be on one. While we can't discount either quite yet, ...

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15 HOURS AGO - BBC

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Obesity the new smoking - NHS boss

Obesity is the new smoking in terms of the impact on health and the cost to the NHS, the head of the NHS in England says.

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21 HOURS AGO - The Independent

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Sweeteners 'linked to rise in obesity and diabetes'

Sugar-free sweeteners could increase glucose intolerance and diabetes risk by affecting bacteria in the gut, a study has suggested.

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