#Obesity

  • Article: The Sugar Tax Has Arrived: Here's Everything You Need to Know

    The Sugar Tax Has Arrived: Here's Everything You Need to Know

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 6, 2018

    The new tax comes into effect today — but how will it affect your health? Read more

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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 8, 2017

    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

    $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

    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 Of Your Bad Habits That Are Bad For The Environment, Too

    7 Of Your Bad Habits That Are Bad For The Environment, Too

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 12, 2017

    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

    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?

    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