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Study: Obesity Gene May Help Prevent Depression

The same gene that may be increasing your girth may also be making you happier, according to a new report.

Posted on Nov 20, 2012 READ MORE


Rush Limbaugh

Limbaugh: ‘The Government Is Killing the Poor…With Too Much Food.’

Rush Limbaugh, pioneer of inane babble, has accused the left, the government and the United Nations of exacerbating the obesity epidemic in America by attempting to feed the hungry.  Limbaugh, in a trail of thought Magellan couldn’t have navigated, used as his inspiration a recent study which noted the prevalence of obesity-related health problems in poor communities.  (audio & transcript)

Posted on Aug 30, 2006 READ MORE


Obese Outnumber Starving People Globally

The world now holds more than a billion overweight people and 800 million who are undernourished, a health expert told an international panel. A possible solution: subsidize fruits and vegetables, instead of fat-producing corn crops.

  • Wanna learn more? Check out Truthdig’s interview with food expert Michael Pollan.
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    Posted on Aug 14, 2006 READ MORE


    Obesity Epidemic Underestimated by Up to 50%: Study

    Were this study not from Harvard specialists, we wouldn’t have thought it possible that soooo many more Americans are obese.

    Posted on Apr 27, 2006 READ MORE


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