Coca-Cola’s Chief Science Officer Retires In Wake Of Obesity Scandal

Coca-Cola’s Chief Science Officer Retires In Wake Of Obesity Scandal
Business

Obesity Before Pregnancy Puts Babies At Twice The Risk For Infancy Death

Obesity Before Pregnancy Puts Babies At Twice The Risk For Infancy Death
Health

This City Experienced A Dramatic Transformation In An Effort To Lower Obesity Rates

Oklahoma City is one of the fattest cities in America, and many people believe that this has been the result of the city’s spread-out urban development. In fa...

U.S. Obesity Rates On The Rise For The First Time Since 2004

It's official - Americans are getting fatter, again, despite millions of dollars being poured into campaigns to encourage healthy lifestyles. A new study releas...

Being “Skinny Fat” Is More Dangerous Than Being Obese

A new medical study shows that excess belly fat, even if your body is skinny everywhere else, is more deadly than being overweight or obese. The report warns th...

Med School Returns $1 Million Grant From Coca-Cola After Public Backlash

Over the summer, it was reported that Coca-Cola funded the creation of the Global Energy Balance Network (GEBN), and the organization’s message is clear: obes...

We Might Be Able To Add To The List Of Things Marijuana Is Good For

Medical marijuana is already used to treat nausea, pain, glaucoma and more. But now, scientists believe that the plant might be useful in treating a variety of ...

Dramatic Results Were Achieved In Just 10 Days By Cutting Sugar Out Of Children’s Diets

It goes without saying that children in the United States love sugar. American kids often consume more than double or even triple the amount of the federal reco...

Scientists Find That Adding Scents To Healthy Foods Makes Them Taste Better

Food scientists are toying with the idea of adding scents to foods in order to make them taste differently. The theory is that since taste and smell are connect...

Researchers Are Discovering Why Elephants Are Better At Fighting Cancer Than Humans

Elephants have a strong defense system against cancer, and scientists from the University of Utah are starting to figure out why. Typically, large mammals a...

British City Goes On A Campaign Against Sugar To Combat Obesity

The British city of Brighton and Hove is the first English city to enact a voluntary “sugar tax”. The local council of the city is calling on food and d...

Fidgeting Can Help Offset A Sedentary Lifestyle

According to a new study, fidgeting throughout the day is good for your health. While it cannot come close to replacing traditional exercise completely, a littl...

Researchers Uncover Strong Link Between Being Overweight And Breast Cancer

It’s long been acknowledged that being overweight makes women more likely to develop cancer of the breast, but the explanations as to why have previously been...

Coca-Cola Creates Lobby Group To Shift Blame For Obesity Away From Diets

Coca-Cola has funded the creation of the Global Energy Balance Network (“GEBN”), and the organization’s message is clear: obesity is not caused by the foo...

Study Finds Keeping Weight Off A Multi Year Effort For Dieters

New research show just how unlikely it is for men to keep weight off after losing it. According to a study conducted by experts at King’s College London, o...