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David Berreby – The obesity era

David Berreby – The obesity era | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it

As the American people got fatter, so did marmosets, vervet monkeys and mice. The problem may be bigger than any of us

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The Top 5 Diseases Caused by Obesity (ARNA, JNJ, ONXX, PFE, VVUS)

The Top 5 Diseases Caused by Obesity (ARNA, JNJ, ONXX, PFE, VVUS) | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
The Motley Fool - Obesity accounts for 21% of all health-care expenditures annually, and it's a leading risk factor for these five diseases.
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Obesidad en América Latina: un problema creciente

Crece el número de obesos en América Latina
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Obesity: Nike Ad Features Overweight Boy Running | Healthland | TIME.com

Obesity: Nike Ad Features Overweight Boy Running | Healthland | TIME.com | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
Nathan Sorrell, a middle-school student from London, Ohio, is 12 years old, 5-ft.-3-in. tall and weighs 200 lbs. He’s likely one of the last people you’d think Nike would laud in an ad campaign.
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PLoS ONE: High Rates of Obesity and Non-Communicable Diseases Predicted across Latin America

PLoS ONE: High Rates of Obesity and Non-Communicable Diseases Predicted across Latin America | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
PLoS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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PLoS ONE: The Impact of Psychological Stress on Men's Judgements of Female Body Size

PLoS ONE: The Impact of Psychological Stress on Men's Judgements of Female Body Size | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it

This study found that the experience of stress was associated with a preference among men for heavier female body sizes. These results indicate that human attractiveness judgements are sensitive to variations in local ecologies and reflect adaptive strategies for dealing with changing environmental conditions.

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Are Americans Ready to Solve the Weight of the Nation? — NEJM

Are Americans Ready to Solve the Weight of the Nation? — NEJM | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — Are Americans Ready to Solve the Weight of the Nation?
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Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Online First™ - SpringerLink

Social Cognitive Changes Following Weight Loss and Physical Activity Interventions in Obese, Older Adults in Poor Cardiovascular Health

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Low-Carb and Low-Glycemic Index Diets Best for Keeping Weight Off | Healthland | TIME.com

Low-Carb and Low-Glycemic Index Diets Best for Keeping Weight Off | Healthland | TIME.com | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
People following a Mediterranean-style diet may have the best chance of keeping weight off — and doing it without causing negative side effects — according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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PLoS ONE: Public Attitudes towards Prevention of Obesity

PLoS ONE: Public Attitudes towards Prevention of Obesity | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
PLoS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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BMC Public Health | Abstract | The weight of nations: an estimation of adult human biomass

The energy requirement of species at each trophic level in an ecological pyramid is a function of the number of organisms and their average mass.
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Eat Breakfast, Cut Diabetes and Obesity Risk

Eat Breakfast, Cut Diabetes and Obesity Risk | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
WebMD reports on a new study showing that people who eat breakfast most days are less likely to become obese or get type 2 diabetes.
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If Obesity Is A Disease, Why Are So Many Obese People Healthy? | TIME.com

If Obesity Is A Disease, Why Are So Many Obese People Healthy? | TIME.com | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
While the decision of the American Medical Association (AMA) to classify obesity as a disease is great news for the pharmaceutical industry, as it is likely to increase pressure on the Food and Drug Administration to approve more weight-loss drugs...
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Smaller Dishes Could Cut Childhood Obesity | TIME.com

Smaller Dishes Could Cut Childhood Obesity | TIME.com | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
Smaller plates, fewer calories? The latest study shows one way to fight childhood obesity may be to shrink the size of the dinner plate.
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Another thing it's too late to prevent

Another thing it's too late to prevent | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
A COUPLE of weeks ago, when noting a series of slow catastrophes it's probably too late for America to do anything about (gun control, climate change, etc), I forgot...
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National Obesity Observatory

National Obesity Observatory | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
The National Obesity Observatory provides a single point of contact for wide-ranging authoritative information on data, evaluation and evidence related to weight status and its determinants.
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Harvard School of Public Health Launches Obesity Prevention Website - May 02, 2012 -2012 Releases - Press Releases - Harvard School of Public Health

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Obesity Surpasses Smoking in Terms of Ill Health Effects

Obesity Surpasses Smoking in Terms of Ill Health Effects | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
Data collected from over 60,000 Canadians reveal that obesity leads to more doctor visits and ill health effects than smoking.
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The Optical Illusions of Dinner Plates

The Optical Illusions of Dinner Plates | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it

There's an interesting new discovery concerning weight loss. You may subconsciously be eating more than you think you are if you're eating from the wrong color plate. Sound crazy? Well, there certainly seems to be something to it.

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@harryrutter: The single most important intervention to tackle obesity...

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CDC - Una alimentación saludable sin renunciar a sus comidas favoritas - Especiales CDC - CDC en Español

CDC - Una alimentación saludable sin renunciar a sus comidas favoritas - Especiales CDC - CDC en Español | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
¿Es posible disfrutar de una alimentación saludable sin renunciar a sus comidas favoritas? Sí.
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Screening for and Management of Obesity in Adults

Screening for and Management of Obesity in Adults | Obesidad-Obesity | Scoop.it
Recommendations on Screening for and Management of Obesity in Adults from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).
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BMC Public Health | Abstract | The costs of overweight and obesity-related diseases in the Brazilian public health system: cross-sectional study

Obesity is a major global epidemic and a burden to society and health systems. It is well known risk factor for a number of chronic medical conditions with high morbidity and mortality.
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