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FoodFacts.com tries to keep our community informed of any new information regarding the obesity epidemic that’s plaguing not only our own country, but countries around the world. Childhood obesity is especially disturbing as excessive weight in childhood sets the youngest … Continue reading

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FoodFacts.com tries to stay aware of the latest news regarding the growing obesity epidemic and how it affects the health and well being of the population. Today we found an interesting study out of the University of Illinois that highlights … Continue reading

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Here at foodfacts.com, we like to keep our readers informed of all current and up-to-date information regarding health and food. Here is a recent news article discussing the 10 scariest food additives in some of the most popular food products … Continue reading

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Here at FoodFacts.com, we like to keep our followers up-to-date with current trends, research, and events. Today we share with you that July 6, 2011 is deemed National Fried Chicken Day. In fact, July 6th has celebrated this “holiday” for … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver has set forth a new generation of revamping school lunches. As seen in the first season of his popular TV show, “Food Revolution”, Oliver first modified school lunches in Huntington, West Virginia. This community was deemed by the … Continue reading

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Here’s another example of artificial food dyes being used in foods in America but not in the United Kingdom. Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain bars…check out the comparisons in the video! Here’s the American version and here’s the United Kingdom’s version. We like … Continue reading

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Children as young as 10 are showing early signs of heart disease due to obesity, it was revealed Sunday, with leading doctors in the U.S. and U.K. calling for youngsters to be screened for the illness.

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U.S. National Institutes of Health investing $72 million in effort to curb growing problem Two major research programs that will examine ways to prevent and treat childhood obesity have been launched by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, Foodfacts.com has … Continue reading

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Causes of Childhood Obesity As with adult-onset obesity, childhood obesity has multiple causes centering around an imbalance between energy in (calories obtained from food) and energy out (calories expended in the basal metabolic rate and physical activity). Childhood obesity most … Continue reading

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Beverages Play Important Role in Child Nutrition Between 5-25 percent of children and teenagers in the United States are obese. As with adults, the prevalence of obesity in the young varies by ethnic group. It is estimated that 5-7 percent … Continue reading

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