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San Francisco Supervisor Proposing Tax on Sodas, Sugary Drinks

San Francisco Supervisor Proposing Tax on Sodas, Sugary Drinks

It could cost more to get a soda or sugary drink in San Francisco in the future.

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The Importance of A Place at the Table

The Importance of A Place at the Table

Obesity and hunger – two issues that many think are on the opposite ends of the spectrum. But the reality is that they are very intertwined, as is demonstrated in the new film, “A Place at the Table.”

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Majority of Pets Have Weight Problem

Majority of Pets Have Weight Problem

A study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention has found that a majority of both cats and dogs have a weight problem.

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America’s Fattest States

America’s Fattest States

. Can you guess which ones they are? A recent Wall Street study stated that Mississippi topped the list as the fattest, least healthy state in the country. And, what’s more, the poorer you are, the more of a chance you have to being obese….

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Your Brain on Food

Your Brain on Food

You remember those “This Is Your Brain on Drugs” PSAs from the 80s? Well, now they just may need to create a new set – “This Is Your Brain on Food.” A new study at NYU School of Medicine and the Nathan Kline Institute discovered…

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