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Obesity and overweight 'on the rise in nearly every country'

Here are four takeaways to digest from the Global Nutrition Report, which acts as a report card on the world’s progress in tackling problems in this area.

Here are four takeaways to digest from the Global Nutrition Report, which acts as a report card on the world’s progress in tackling problems in this area.

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Planning against obesity in Italy

Six months ago Stefano De Santis sought help – he was overweight, had high blood pressure and high cholesterol. The 41-year-old told Euronews how

Six months ago Stefano De Santis sought help – he was overweight, had high blood pressure and high cholesterol. The 41-year-old told Euronews how

Science_technology

Takeaway: Red card for dangerous lifestyle

Inactivity is the 4. cause of death worldwide. In Europe sedentarity kills almost 1.000.000 of people per year. Obesity, diabetes, and others

Inactivity is the 4. cause of death worldwide. In Europe sedentarity kills almost 1.000.000 of people per year. Obesity, diabetes, and others

Science_technology

Change 4 Life promotes being 'Sugar Smart'

A free smartphone app has been launched in England to help parents reduce the amount of sugar their children eat. Called ‘Sugar Smart’ it shows the

A free smartphone app has been launched in England to help parents reduce the amount of sugar their children eat. Called ‘Sugar Smart’ it shows the

Science_technology

Takeaway: venoms that heal

This cobra can kill you… but its venom could also cure your diabetes… or your allergy. Thousands of toxins from 200 venimous species have been newly

This cobra can kill you… but its venom could also cure your diabetes… or your allergy. Thousands of toxins from 200 venimous species have been newly

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Supermarket bans sugary drinks "to help cut childhood obesity"

British supermarket giant Tesco has announced plans to ban the sale of sugary drinks aimed at children. Brands such as Ribena and Capri-Sun will be

British supermarket giant Tesco has announced plans to ban the sale of sugary drinks aimed at children. Brands such as Ribena and Capri-Sun will be

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Over a quarter of the world obese or overweight- new study finds

New research has shed worrying light on the scope of global obesity. Almost 30 percent of the world’s population are thought to be obese or

New research has shed worrying light on the scope of global obesity. Almost 30 percent of the world’s population are thought to be obese or

Culture

Documentary blames obesity on big food industry and government

‘Fed Up’ is a documentary that examines childhood obesity in the US, the alleged insidious practices of big food companies and the lack of political

‘Fed Up’ is a documentary that examines childhood obesity in the US, the alleged insidious practices of big food companies and the lack of political

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Innovative chain looks to cash-in on cupcake cravings

Sweet-toothed New Yorkers descended on the city’s first cupcake vending machine. The machine – launched by Sprinkles Cupcakes, a chain founded in

Sweet-toothed New Yorkers descended on the city’s first cupcake vending machine. The machine – launched by Sprinkles Cupcakes, a chain founded in

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Britain may need sugar tax to rein in soaring obesity - claim

Britain may have to introduce a sugar tax to curb soaring obesity rates, it’s been claimed. Sally Davies, chief medical officer for England, said

Britain may have to introduce a sugar tax to curb soaring obesity rates, it’s been claimed. Sally Davies, chief medical officer for England, said

Science_technology

New balloon therapy to fight obesity

It’s the latest weapon deployed against one of the 21st century’s greatest scourges: obesity. According to the World Health Organisation, more

It’s the latest weapon deployed against one of the 21st century’s greatest scourges: obesity. According to the World Health Organisation, more

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Food science to fight obesity

As the Christmas holidays near, so does the temptation to indulge a little more than usual in all the culinary delights that come with the festive

As the Christmas holidays near, so does the temptation to indulge a little more than usual in all the culinary delights that come with the festive

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Mexico overtakes US for obesity as junk food ousts chili and beans

Adult obesity levels are now higher in Mexico than the United States in official UN rankings, as the country battles to cope with changing lifestyles

Adult obesity levels are now higher in Mexico than the United States in official UN rankings, as the country battles to cope with changing lifestyles

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Children seen as the key to turning the US obesity clock back

Thirty-five percent of adult Americans are currently termed obese and medical experts have forecast this figure will rise to a staggering 50 percent

Thirty-five percent of adult Americans are currently termed obese and medical experts have forecast this figure will rise to a staggering 50 percent

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New York fights the flab with drinks ban

Drinks which fizz with calories are set to be banned in some outlets in New York. Its the latest tactic in the war against obesity. Any sugary drink

Drinks which fizz with calories are set to be banned in some outlets in New York. Its the latest tactic in the war against obesity. Any sugary drink

Europe

Health: less fat, less salt, less sugar - but when?

“My name is Israel and I live in Alicante. Why aren’t the EU countries united in demanding a reduction of sugar and salt in foods aimed at children

“My name is Israel and I live in Alicante. Why aren’t the EU countries united in demanding a reduction of sugar and salt in foods aimed at children

Europe

Food 4 U

Childhood obesity is behind a rising number of health problems in Europe. Currently at least 22 million young Europeans are overweight and five

Childhood obesity is behind a rising number of health problems in Europe. Currently at least 22 million young Europeans are overweight and five

Europe

Eat it, Drink it, Move it

‘Eat it, Drink it, Move it’ is the latest EU anti-obesity campaign slogan. What’s new in this health initiative for youngsters?

‘Eat it, Drink it, Move it’ is the latest EU anti-obesity campaign slogan. What’s new in this health initiative for youngsters?

Europe

Fruit in school daily, against obesity

To counter obesity, free fruit and vegetables should be offered in Europe’s schools not just once a week but every day, to really have an influence

To counter obesity, free fruit and vegetables should be offered in Europe’s schools not just once a week but every day, to really have an influence