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Poverty and Obesity

Obesity Rates Growing Faster In Poorer Countries

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

While obesity rates are climbing around the world, they are climbing faster in developing countries than in wealthy ones, researchers from the Oversea...

Poverty And Obesity: Breaking The Link

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

After several decades of steep upswings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that obesity rates in the U.S. may be stabilizing, with no significant change in prevalence over the past two years for children.

The Minimum Wage Obesity Link

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In other words, the more you make, the more calories you're getting from fast food, which has in turn gotten cheaper thanks to a falling real minimum ...