Will a soda tax to fight obesity?

As measures to fight obesity British doctors offer tangible impose additional tax sale of carbonated drinks, as well as to prohibit television advertising of fast food during the day.

The Academy of Royal Medical Colleges, a member of which is almost every doctor in the country, said the sprawling bellies Britons today have become a "huge crisis."

The report notes that the measures taken so far have been unsuccessful. Doctors say that the attitude to junk food should be the same as for cigarettes.

The leading players in the food industry, in

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The connection between obesity urban air pollution

The connection between obesity urban air pollution Facts

Overall, about 17% of U.S. children are obese. In urban areas this number increases to 25%. Of course, the main reasons for such shocking figures are unhealthy diet and physical inactivity, but, as stated in the new study, the School of Public Health at Columbia University Meylmen, it also involved air pollution concerns.

According to the study, the children of pregnant women living in New York and is constantly experiencing the negative impact of high concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), twice as likely to suffer from obesity reaches seven years of

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Will a soda tax to fight obesity?

As measures to fight obesity British doctors offer tangible impose additional tax sale of carbonated drinks, as well as to prohibit television advertising of fast food during the day.

The Academy of Royal Medical Colleges, a member of which is almost every doctor in the country, said the sprawling bellies Britons today have become a "huge crisis."

The report notes that the measures taken so far have been unsuccessful. Doctors say that the attitude to junk food should be the same as for cigarettes.

The leading players in the food industry,

Continue reading Will a soda tax to fight obesity?

WHO: Obesity is becoming an epidemic

Society In Belarus, overweight is one in four, and half of Belarusian fat people — children and adolescents. Each year, the number of obese patients in the country increased by 3,000. As the medical experts, the risk of obesity and overweight — is that they contribute to the development of various diseases of the cardiovascular and endocrine system, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal tract, and others. It is proved that life is reduced by obesity, even if person and does not have any distinct diseases.

About the causes of obesity in Lately create a lot of different theories. Here and in violation of

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Happy to really be only fat men

The reason — in their genes

Fat men less than thin persons are at risk for depression. This is the conclusion drawn by researchers from McMaster University (Canada). They found that the so-called "obesity gene" FTO is also a "happiness gene", writes Daily Mail. This gene is responsible for the development of obesity, but, as revealed in a recent study, it is an 8% reduction in the risk of depression.

This analysis showed 17,200 DNA samples taken from the participants of the experiments from 21 countries. According to experts, the FTO gene has a structure that defines a high or

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Big jump. Adipose cell

Scientists are sounding the alarm: the human obesity epidemic swept. Every other inhabitant is overweight, one in nine suffering from severe obesity. And all because in the XXI century, we are increasingly under stress. And the most accessible source of pleasure in this state becomes our food. Is there a cure for obesity and is there an alternative physical activities?

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With the help of weight loss can prevent 22,000 cancer cases annually

Excess body weight increases the risk of many diseases, including cancer of the pancreas, breast, colon, esophagus, kidney, uterus and gall bladder.

The research experts concluded that out of 123 thousand cases of cancer, 18 percent (or 22 thousand cases) can be prevented.

Experts of the World Cancer Research Fund have summarized all the latest research on cancer. Researchers concluded that, for example, 1 257 cases of pancreatic cancer could not be, if the patients are more attentive to their weight.

Professor Alan Jackson of Southampton University, said that "a significant number of people do not get sick, if

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ARMY Boomers. The U.S. did not have enough soldiers to serious conflicts

In the U.S., posted a report received from its creators, the title «Very thick to wage war.» It military and experts say overweight American boys is direct danger of the army and, as follows, for national security. In fact observed in the States, «epidemic» childhood obesity can lead to the fact that some will soon put under the gun «Uncle Sam.»   Burdened by unnecessary kilograms Yankees military age rapidly grows. Every fourth possible «recruit» suffers overweight and not fit for military service. The mere fact that the number of obese Yankees in age from 17 to 24 years

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10 facts about the weight of the body

05/06/2013

Science does not stand still, and the fact that we are considered true just a few years ago, now the scientists opinion could change radically. In addition, every now and then reveals all the new factors affecting the weight and the ability to lose weight. Now many scientists are looking for new ways to the relationship of weight to genetics, pregnancy and various chemical processes in our body.

1. It really genetics.

When scientists first discovered the gene responsible for predisposition to obesity and diabetes type 2, and so they

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ARMY Boomers. The U.S. did not have enough soldiers to serious conflicts

In the U.S., posted a report received from its creators, the title «Very thick to wage war.» It military and experts say overweight American boys is direct danger of the army and, as follows, for national security. In fact observed in the States, «epidemic» childhood obesity can lead to the fact that some will soon put under the gun «Uncle Sam.»   Burdened by unnecessary kilograms Yankees military age rapidly grows. Every fourth possible «recruit» suffers overweight and not fit for military service. The mere fact that the number of obese Yankees in age from 17 to 24 years

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