Obesity


How does your country rank at the global table?

Shannon Roberts | 03 February 2014
Two interesting infographics show how well your country eats.

Obesity in the UK

Marcus Roberts | 22 January 2014
More concerns about the future of the UK's health.

Some go hungry, while others are obese

Shannon Roberts | 17 January 2014
A new study discovers 'a broken global food system'

Our Expanding Population

Marcus Roberts | 21 June 2012
A report highlights the link between global obesity and pressures on food security.

Too much Christmas pudding?

Shannon Buckley | 27 December 2011
Late December is traditionally the time when one starts to make resolutions to start eating healthily again after the food packed days that have come before. Or perhaps we can put it off for just a few more days – early January perhaps? In any case, according to the The Economist it is no longer just the Western world whose waistlines are widening.
 
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