Many believe family history is the main determinant of their cancer risk. They’re wrong. Today, over 50% of cancers can be attributable to lifestyle choices including your diet and activity, and may soon become the number one cause.
Over a quarter of the planet’s population is suffering from fat-related health problems, a stunning report warns. And four million people died in 2015 as a direct result of being overweight and struck by cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other killer conditions.
Growing environmental, climate and health problems can be traced back to modern food production, including rising obesity and disease. Conventional, chemical and energy-intensive farming is also depleting fresh water supplies, while toxic agricultural chemicals pollute air, soil and waterways, thereby threatening the entire food chain from top to bottom.
Kellogg’s has been attacked many times for putting too much sugar in its breakfast cereals advertised to children. A new report reveals how the conglomerate and other large companies have spent millions to undermine policies to curb sugar levels in foods.
A growing number of younger U.S. adults are being hospitalized for strokes, and a new study suggests that’s at least in part because more of them have risk factors like high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes.
People who eat home-cooked meals and don’t watch TV while eating are less likely to be obese, study finds
A major contributor to the obesity and diabetes epidemics around the world, the ingredients in this popular drink, especially popular among youth, is prompting public health organizations to start recommending limits. Learn more.