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U.S. Obesity Rate Reaches New High

Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living

By Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 05/22/2014 01:46 PM EDT on LiveScience The obesity epidemic is showing no signs of retreat in the United...

Obesity Increasing In U.S., Report Shows

Posted 11.01.2013 | Healthy Living

The U.S. adult obesity rate is rising, according to a new Gallup-Healthways report. So far this year, the adult obesity rate in the U.S. is 27.2 p...

We're Getting Bigger -- But Moving More

Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By: By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 07/10/2013 10:31 AM EDT on LiveScience Obesity rates in the United States are still increasing, ...

10 Hidden Reasons for U.S. Obesity, Part Two

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

Eating too much and exercising too little, considered the root of obesity, are not the only probable culprits. Here are some other factors that are often overlooked.

10 Hidden Reasons for U.S. Obesity, Part One

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

Eating too much and exercising too little, considered the root of obesity, are not the only probable culprits. Here are some other factors that are often overlooked.

More Than A Third Of U.S. Adults Are Obese, New Report Shows

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — America's obesity epidemic is proving to be as stubborn as those maddening love handles, and shows no sign of reversing course. More t...

U.S. Obesity Rate Will Hit 42 Percent In 2050, Experts Say

Health.com | Amanda Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Just over one-third of American adults are obese. Though alarmingly high, this rate has remained relatively steady over the past decade, leading some public health experts to suggest that the obesity epidemic has peaked.


Factory Farms, Big Pharma, Big Food: To Blame For The Obesity Epidemic?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Hyman, MD

Through innovation and creativity we can create a new economy based on products and services that make people thin and healthy instead of sick and fat.