Obesity

British Heart Foundation Warning: Sedentary Lifestyle Costs the UK £1.2 billion A Year

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The British Heart Foundation (BHF) warns that lack of exercise across the UK is costing the nation’s health system £1.2 billion a year. Last year, Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England, admitted that British taxpayers are spending more on treating obesity-related conditions than on the police or fire service!

25 Global Companies Launch FReSH To Create A Global Food Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Close to 100 percent of the food consumed across the world is produced and supplied by the private sector.

Britain’s New Sugar Tax

File:Sugar-every1blowz.jpg(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced a new sugar tax on the soft drinks industry in his budget, to be introduced in April 2018. This move has been hailed by campaigners as a significant step in the fight against child obesity.

Menu Changes Serve Up a Healthier Diet for U.S. Military

Obesity rates are on the rise across the U.S. armed forces, but improvements in cafeteria food may help improve soldier health.

Michelle Obama Seeks Corporate Support for Fight against Childhood Obesity

First Lady Michelle Obama has published an article in The Wall Street Journal that has rallied businesses to the fight against childhood obesity.

Campbell Makes Good on Commitments to One of America’s Most Violent Cities

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) today announced the first year results of its 10-year program to improve the health of young people in Camden, N.J.

Half of U.S. Adults May Be Obese by 2030

A new report released Tuesday by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation projects that by 2030 half of U.S. adults will be obese.  The report, titled "F as in Fat," comes on the heels of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study earlier this year that reported that 35.7 percent of U.S.

It's Not Too Late to Have Your Say

You still have time to comment on the USDA's new guidelines on school nutrition.

Twitter vs. FDA for health and patient safety

Conceding they haven't a clue about drug safety, FDA committee still recommends approval. Could social media do better?

Simple, effective health innovations: Color, size, placement in nutrition delivery

Could the management science of "nutritional delivery" follow on the heals of "health care delivery"?

Pages

Subscribe to Obesity