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58% of Parents Overweighed

Physical activity is low on parents’ priority list and the consequences are shocking: 58% of parents in Germany are overweighed or even obese. Especially dads are especially bad role models: the survey by the AOK health insurance showed that 72% …



Smaller Portions = Decrease in Obesity?

My blog link today might not be from a scientific source but nevertheless, it gets the point across I’ve been wondering about for so long: I’m at an age where I still remember what portion sizes used to be like …



Childhood Obesity Cracked?

Childhood obesity has been on the rise for several decades. It is estimated that worldwide 43 million preschool children are overweight or obese! Yes, obesity rates in adults are higher than in children but the increase in childhood obesity is …



Sugar … or Candy at the Cash Register

Now, these are news I like to hear: the discounter Lidl chain bans selling sweets and candy at cash registers in Great Britain. The decision was made for the more than 600 discounters fowling a survey showing that 70% of …