14 September 2017
The Conversation

How everyday language casually stigmatises obesity – and what to do about it

Obesity is a highly stigmatised condition. Those with obesity are frequently subject to prejudice and ridicule at home, school, work and even from health care professionals...

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16 September 2017
NY Times

How Big Business Got Brazil Hooked on Junk Food

FORTALEZA, Brazil — Children’s squeals rang through the muggy morning air as a woman pushed a gleaming white cart along pitted, trash-strewn streets...

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21 September 2017
Medscape

New Rules Required to Curb Childhood Obesity

CHICAGO — Three inexpensive programs have proven to be the most cost-effective ways to reduce childhood obesity rates

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24 September 2017
Techly

Larger portion sizes are feeding Australia's obesity problem

A recent study by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed that Australia’s growing portion sizes are fuelling the nations obesity epidemic...

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