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Reducing Obesity in Georgia

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Reducing Obesity in Georgia

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Reducing Obesity in Georgia

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Reducing Obesity in Georgia

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Weighing In

Healthy labels do not translate into healthier diets

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Despite numerous labels touting “organic” and “natural” food at the supermarket, Americans still have pretty unhealthy diets. Louise Wicker, a professor from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), explains why Americans still stick to the fatty, salty and sugary, and provides ways on how to develop healthy eating habits early in this article from Georgia FACES. Terms like … More ›

For some, “healthy obesity” may just be a phase

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“Healthy” obesity may just be a short detour on the road to being unhealthy. The idea that a person can be heavy, but healthy, has been gathering interest over the years. In some circles, obese people are considered healthy when they don’t have heart conditions or metabolic issues that are usually associated with increased weight. … More ›

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