QUEENSLAND, Australia — The age for knee replacement surgery is dropping due to the obesity crisis, a recent study reports. Those with the highest Body Mass Index were having surgery up to seven years earlier than those of a healthy weight, Australian scientists say.

In fact more, than half undergoing the procedure were obese, according to researchers from the University

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LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) – Britain set out its first national food strategy on Monday, focused on increasing domestic output of some produce to boost food security while rejecting a recommendation to tackle obesity with new taxes on salt and sugar in processed food.

The government said Russia’s invasion of Ukraine had hit food supplies and caused prices to spike,

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This study was SPLENDID. And the results were pretty good too

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Tiny babies as young as two weeks old are shepherded into the Pennington Biomedical Research Center’s lab in strollers and car-seat carriers. Some cry, some can’t stop wiggling, and others simply sleep during their entire visit.  

Their job is easy: hang out while scientists take careful measurements of their body fat and metabolism.

“We think that

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Queen Latifah is ready for some real talk about weight and wellness.

“The Equalizer” star, who first entered the spotlight as a rapper in the 1980s, has experienced working in entertainment – and the public scrutiny that comes with it – in a range of sizes.

She told CNN she’s aware that she’s been a positive role model

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When Melissa Boughton complained to her OB-GYN about dull pelvic pain, the doctor responded by asking about her diet and exercise habits.

The question seemed irrelevant, considering the type of pain she was having, Boughton thought at the time. But it wasn’t unusual coming from this doctor. “Every time I was in there, she’d talk about diet and exercise,” said

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Is it fun to be fat? That´s what Cosmopolitan magazine claimed in February 2021. That month’s cover was of a morbidly obese woman looking cheerful while attempting some acrobatics. The headline: “This is healthy! 11 women on why wellness doesn’t have to be one size fits all.”

The timing could hardly have been worse. After all, this was in a

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