# obesity

It’s unsurprising that the soda industry is threatened by this tax.
by Joanna Fantozzi, Apr 7, 2017 | 10:04 am

Last summer, Philadelphia made history by becoming the ...

These cities tip the scales.
by Joanna Fantozzi, Mar 24, 2017 | 5:08 pm

America needs to lose some weight. Nearly 38 percent of American adults are obese, and one-third of the...

France’s actions against obesity have been aggressive even though its obesity rate is lower than the European average.
by Joanna Fantozzi, Jan 31, 2017 | 10:36 am

In recent years, there has been an international trend of actively fighting rising obesity rates. In America, the first tax on sugary drinks...

food addiction
by Pauline Lacsamana, Dec 28, 2016 | 4:48 pm

A new study from the University of Warwick’s Business School in the United Kingdom suggested that modafinil, a drug that reduces impulsive...

technology
by Pauline Lacsamana, Dec 27, 2016 | 4:55 pm

Post-holidays, many children can be found playing with new toys and devices such as smart phones, tablets, and gaming systems. However, a recent...

Cheetos over chickpea snacks. Doritos over dark chocolate.
by Joanna Fantozzi, Dec 13, 2016 | 3:14 pm

The market may be flooded with “better for you” snacks, but orange dust-covered chips win out every time. PepsiCo revealed in a recent trade show...

“How do you eat pasta every day and stay so skinny?” Inquiring Americans want to know.
by Joanna Fantozzi, Dec 1, 2016 | 10:41 am

Italian meals are commonly associated with gluttony: Large, heaping bowls of spaghetti and meatballs, giant pizzas topped with everything but the...

Circadian Clock
by Pauline Lacsamana, Nov 15, 2016 | 11:51 am

A study presented yesterday at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) Conference in Maryland, suggests that a...

Obesity is at an all-time high in America, but where is it concentrated?
by Joanna Fantozzi, Nov 2, 2016 | 3:28 pm

Approximately two-thirds of Americans are obese, and the average American citizen weighs 23 pounds more than the ideal weight for their body type...

Soda Pouring
by Abigail Abesamis, Oct 13, 2016 | 3:14 pm

The World Health Organization made its stance on...

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