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Childhood Obesity and Emotional Eating

When I was in grade school, one of my classmates was greatly overweight. Michael was an easy target for teasing and bullying. He couldn't run very well and always did poorly in gym class. He was shy, …

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Can Soda Cause Cancer?

With the July 4th holiday just behind us and soda a constant part of the menu (Americans consumed 9.4 billion cases of soft drinks in 2009), and Mayor Bloomberg pushing hard to limit the largest size …

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The End of the Pyramid Scheme: The Rise of MyPlate

Back in the mid-20th century, the act of balancing nutrition was in a state of arrested infancy. This was a time where processed foods, fast foods, and general foods of convenience were rapidly push…

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Can Wal-Mart Make 140 Million Americans Healthier?

Question: If the price of an organic apple (packaged in Styrofoam and tightly wrapped in plastic) falls in a Walmart store, and no one is interested in buying it, will it make a sound, or even a diffe…

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