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Global Obesity At All-Time High With Billions Overweight

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May 29, 2014
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A new study says the global obesity has reached an all-time high, with 30 percent of people around the world either obese or overweight. Video provided by Newsy


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US Obesity Rates Stable but Still High

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Newsy (Aug. 17, 2013) — A new report shows obesity rates remained steady in every state but Arkansas last year. However, obesity rates remain high nationwide.
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Mexico Surpasses US as World's Fattest Nation

Mexico Surpasses US as World's Fattest Nation

Newsy (July 9, 2013) — Roughly 70 percent of Mexico's population is overweight and the country's childhood obesity has tripled over the last decade.
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Study: Candy Consumption Frequency Not Linked to Obesity

Study: Candy Consumption Frequency Not Linked to Obesity

Buzz60 (May 23, 2013) — A study sponsored by the National Confectioners Association finds the frequency of candy consumption is not linked to obesity, heart disease or cholesterol problems. The study in Nutrition Journal says people who ate candy every other day were no more overweight or at risk of disease than people who rarely ate candy.
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Study: Kids' Obesity Risk Starts Before Age Five

Study: Kids' Obesity Risk Starts Before Age Five

AP (Jan. 29, 2014) — A child's 'weight fate' starts early in life. A new study found nearly half of kids who became obese by 8th grade were already overweight in kindergarten, and a large number of them developed obesity in the first years of primary school. (Jan. 29) Video provided by AP
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