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Aug 19, 2015 05:55 PM ET // AFP
A genetic master-switch makes some people more prone to obesity than others, and research suggests it can be turned off. Continue reading →
Jun 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The high incidence of childhood obesity is partly driven by the fact that many parents and kids don't realize how much they weigh.
Sep 5, 2014 06:15 AM ET
In the age-old battle between low-fat and low-carb dieting for weight loss, a new study declares low-carbs the winner.
Feb 25, 2014 06:21 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Most parents underestimate their children's weight, and half of parents did not recognize that their children were overweight or obese, research shows. Continue reading →
Feb 5, 2014 09:45 AM ET // AFP
Because there's no definition of natural, foods with chemicals regularly stock U.S. shelves.
Jun 18, 2013 02:07 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Seattle woman who believes humans don't need to eat (and tried to prove it) has changed her mind. Continue reading →
Jun 7, 2013 04:09 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Seattle woman believes she can survive without eating for months, and she's not the only one. Continue reading →
Mar 4, 2013 05:52 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Attacks on a new obesity study say more about sensationalist journalism and knee-jerk reactions than the study itself. ->
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