#Obesity

  • Article: 7 Staggering Facts From the UN's New Report on Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    7 Staggering Facts From the UN's New Report on Hunger

    By Joe McCarthy|July 15, 2019

    After years of progress, the fight against hunger faces huge setbacks. Read more

  • Article: Australians Are Staying Healthier For Longer, New Study Says
    Health

    Australians Are Staying Healthier For Longer, New Study Says

    By Madeleine Keck|June 19, 2019

    Smoking and poor diet — however — continue to significantly impact life expectancy. Read more

  • Article: This South African Farmer's Family Inspired Him to Help Change His Community's Eating Habits
    Health

    This South African Farmer's Family Inspired Him to Help Change His Community's Eating Habits

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 13, 2019

    South Africa has the highest number of obese children in the world, according to UNICEF. Read more

  • Article: Leeds Is the First UK City to Lower Its Childhood Obesity Rate
    Food & Hunger

    Leeds Is the First UK City to Lower Its Childhood Obesity Rate

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 1, 2019

    It’s thanks to a parenting programme that focuses on young children and the most deprived families. Read more

  • Article: NYC Schools Are Introducing 'Meatless Mondays' to Promote Health and Sustainability
    Food & Hunger

    NYC Schools Are Introducing 'Meatless Mondays' to Promote Health and Sustainability

    By Joe McCarthy|March 13, 2019

    “Meatless Mondays are good for our students.” Read more

  • Article: The World Is Getting Healthier, But Certain Diseases Are Still Big Threats
    Health

    The World Is Getting Healthier, But Certain Diseases Are Still Big Threats

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 5, 2019

    Thanks to public health campaigns, world poverty is on the decline. Read more

  • Article: Obesity and Climate Change Are the Biggest Threats Facing the Planet: Report
    Health

    Obesity and Climate Change Are the Biggest Threats Facing the Planet: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 28, 2019

    “We’re running out of time.” Read more

  • Article: Who’s Doing It Best? This Scorecard Reveals the State of Child Health In the UK's 4 Nations
    Health

    Who’s Doing It Best? This Scorecard Reveals the State of Child Health In the UK's 4 Nations

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 24, 2019

    There are "significant risks on the horizon." Read more