#Obesity

  • Article: With Focus on Hunger, an Obesity Epidemic Is Creeping Up in African Countries
    Health

    With Focus on Hunger, an Obesity Epidemic Is Creeping Up in African Countries

    Nov. 8, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In Africa, people are often unaware that highly processed foods are unhealthy. Read more

  • Article: $3.4 Billion Has Just Been Pledged to Tackle the World's Hunger Crisis
    AdvocacyFood & Hunger

    $3.4 Billion Has Just Been Pledged to Tackle the World's Hunger Crisis

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 6, 2017

    Global Citizen headed to Milan for the Global Nutrition Summit. Read more

  • Article: KFC & Fast Food Brands Are Bringing a New Health Concern to Africa: Obesity
    Health

    KFC & Fast Food Brands Are Bringing a New Health Concern to Africa: Obesity

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 4, 2017

    A growing middle-class is consuming more processed foods, and staying sedentary. Read more

  • Article: 7 Bad Habits That Are Also Bad for the Environment
    Environment

    7 Bad Habits That Are Also Bad for the Environment

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 31, 2017

    Listen to your scientist. Read more

  • Article: Nearly a Third of the World Is Overweight, Risking Illness and Death: Study
    Health

    Nearly a Third of the World Is Overweight, Risking Illness and Death: Study

    June 12, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Excess weight affected 2.2 billion people equal to 30 percent of the world's population. Read more

  • Article: Obesity on the Rise as Fight Against Hunger Slows in Asia, UN Report Finds
    Food & Hunger

    Obesity on the Rise as Fight Against Hunger Slows in Asia, UN Report Finds

    By Meghan Werft|Dec. 12, 2016

    60% of the world’s hungry live in Asia. Read more

  • Article: Can reversing global obesity be as easy as taking poop pills?
    Health

    Can reversing global obesity be as easy as taking poop pills?

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 3, 2016

    And how the microbiome affects weight. Read more

  • Article: Unexpected countries that are more obese than the USA
    Food & Hunger

    Unexpected countries that are more obese than the USA

    By Michael Wilson|Sept. 10, 2015

    Including one that is in Africa. Read more