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Greater social effort needed to combat child obesity

Greater social effort needed to combat child obesity

February 26, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

As child obesity increases, pediatric surgeons in the United States are faced with a new predicament — the lowering age of weight-loss surgery recipients. According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, one of many concerns with pediatric weight-loss surgeries is that there is no data available on how the abrupt change in nutrition could...

Restaurant menus should show nutrition information

Restaurant menus should show nutrition information

May 1, 2013


Filed under Opinion

It is interesting to think of calories in a context of general knowledge because, well, what is a calorie? A calorie, as the average person may be able to identify it, is that number on the back of food containers that correlates with serving sizes, telling you how much you can eat before reaching y...