- How did the Great Recession Impact Home Cooking and Eating Out? The Answer May Surprise You.
- Headline vs. Study: How the Popular Press Distorts the State of the Science
- The Ethics of Big Soda Bans (and Other Obesity Prevention Policies)
- The Demise of Marriage– Obesity’s Hidden Culprit?
- Is More Technology Always Better Technology?
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DisclaimerAll opinions are my own and do not represent the University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health, or the Nutrition Department.
Tag Archives: obesity
Why are obesity prevention measures like big soda bans, sugar sweetened beverage taxes, or menu labeling so controversial, and so hard to pass? What happens when opposing sides feel strongly –and have compelling evidence–that their position takes the moral high … Continue reading
The American Medical Association recently recognized obesity as an official “disease.” Read about what this decision means for patients, physicians, and the public over at the American Society for Nutrition Blog. (Scroll down to see my post).
Recent research showing that being overweight may actually reduce risk of mortality has gotten all the obesity experts talking about whether that extra fat might be more helpful than harmful. What gives? Read my take here.