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Research says government should restrict food stamp sugary beverage purchases

As legislators continue to weigh health concerns and propose modifications to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, a new study suggests banning subsidies for sugar-sweetened beverages could reduce the rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes.


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Food industry should be regulated like tobacco, expert says

UN expert calls for greater regulation and says obesity, unhealthy diets are greater threats than tobacco

In the same way countries around the world came together to regulate tobacco, UN Special Rapporteur on the right of food, Olivier De Schutter, said a similar framework should be used to fight global obesity.


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Type 2 diabetes may be mitigated with large breakfasts

Protein and fat in the morning may lead to long-term glycemic control in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes, according to new research.
Protein and fat in the morning may lead to long-term glycemic control in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes, according to new research.
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Sports superstars endorse sugary food and beverages, study finds

The majority of products endorsed by top athletes were unhealthy.
The majority of products endorsed by top athletes were unhealthy.
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Bellagio Declaration asks governments to encourage healthy food policies

Meetings were held under the auspices of the International Obesity Task Force and International Union of Nutritional Sciences.

Meetings were held under the auspices of the International Obesity Task Force and International Union of Nutritional Sciences.


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1.5 trillion calories reduced in US foods

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation announced it has exceeded its calorie reduction goal.
The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation announced it has exceeded its calorie reduction goal.
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NY State appeals court hears arguments on NYC sugary drink ban

The law, struck down in March, is aimed at curbing obesity.

The law, struck down in March, is aimed at curbing obesity.


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NAFTA makes the export of obesity practical

While NAFTA was designed to stimulate trade, it has also allowed export of cheap, mega-calorie food.
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Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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