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  1. Two fat men fighting.

    Commentary: Why are we so afraid to talk about obesity?

    I just don’t understand why, in addressing the subject of body image, we must now use jargon designed to obfuscate the issues, says one observer ...
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    Maternal obesity linked to complications in newborns

    Babies born to obese mothers are more likely to face complications as newborns, even if the mother doesn't have high blood pressure or diabetes, a ...
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    Commentary: We are powerless to resist the lure of sinful food

    Sin taxes are unlikely to solve obesity as they do not change people's behaviour, but technology can - by helping us commit to eating healthy ...
  4. A passenger walks through Baker Street Underground station in central London

    London mayor wants fast-food ad ban on transport network

  5. Black pepper

    Black pepper can help fight obesity, strengthen bones: Study

  6. Grandmothers chat as they take care of their grandchildren on a street in Xiangfan

    Commentary: In defence of indulgent grandparents who help raise grandchildren

    Grandparents play a positive role in their grandchildren’s welfare, even if they do serve ice cream for breakfast, says the Financial Times’ Emma ...
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    How McDonald's flipped its fortunes and delivered a comeback

    Despite the rise of fast casual restaurants, McDonald's has turned its business around by going back to basics and focusing on price, says the ...
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    Commentary: The long, strange history of dieting fads

    Diets of all kinds have popped up over the course of history. Colorado State University's Melissa Wdowik looks at the science behind them and ...
  9. Knee X-ray

    Obesity gives knee dislocations a leg up: Research

  10. File illustration photo of an obese man standing at a bus stop, pictured in 2006

    Obesity: A growing worldwide epidemic

    The World Obesity Foundation predicts that the healthcare cost of obesity in Singapore will rise from US$723 million in 2014 to US$1,521 million ...