#Obesity

  • Article: Globalization Has Caused a New Malnutrition Epidemic: Report

    Globalization Has Caused a New Malnutrition Epidemic: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 16, 2019

    Consuming ultra-processed foods sets children up for a range of lifelong health problems. Read more

  • Article: 3 Youth Activists Fighting to End Malnutrition Who You Should Definitely Know About

    3 Youth Activists Fighting to End Malnutrition Who You Should Definitely Know About

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 15, 2019

    Their generation faces rising food insecurity due to conflict and climate change. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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