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UK researchers link consumption of junk memes to teen obesity & other ‘unhealthy’ habits

Hopping on the “blame the memes” bandwagon, UK researchers have sent a letter to Parliament warning that kids are learning poor health habits from the memes they share on social media.

UN report urges govt food regulation to tackle global obesity epidemic

Source : RT / 4 Feb 2014

A study by the UN health body finds that deregulated food markets result in more people eating fast food and an increase in the obesity epidemic. Governments could slow and even reverse the epidemic by tighter control of the fast food market.


Obesity not always tied to higher heart risk: study

By Aparna Narayanan | Reuters | New York | 24 May 2012

An obese person isn't inevitably at increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death, a new U.K. study finds.


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