Tag Archives: obesity

From the Publisher: Softening the stance on soft drinks

Top beverage companies take aim at reducing consumer intake of sugary drinks. These beverage companies sure do know how to keep their hands on … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 11 Article Archives, Columns

FDA Proposes Updates to Nutrition Facts Label

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed to update the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to reflect the latest scientific information, including the … Continue reading

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Americans Eating More Fruit as Obesity Levels Off

Americans are shifting to healthier, simpler diets and that has helped to stabilize obesity levels, according to  The NPD Group, a leading global information … Continue reading

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“Disease or not a disease…”

… that is the question currently being debated in response to the American Medical Association’s (AMA) decision to classify obesity as a disease. Yes, … Continue reading

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Weight Management Market Expected to Top $40 Billion by 2016

U.S. retail sales of the weight management products and services—including foods and beverages, meal replacements and diet aids, and commercial weight management programs—will reach … Continue reading

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Food Forum: Preparing for the next phase of the obesity debate

Healthy food options at retail are not enough for some activist groups looking to increase regulations even more. By Richard Berman, executive director, Center … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 03 Article Archives, Columns