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Health Spotlight: Childhood Obesity On The Rise

October 12, 2017

Ten times more children and teens obese today than 40 years ago “The number of obese children and adolescents rose to 124 million in 2016 — more than 10 times higher than the 11 million classified as obese 40 years ago, in 1975. A further 213 million children and adolescents were overweight in 2016, finds a new study published Tuesday in the Lancet…”

Health Spotlight: Not All Plant-Based Diets Are Created Equal

October 02, 2017

Good Vegan, Bad Vegan “A vegan who consumes no animal products can be just as unhealthy living on inappropriately selected plant foods as an omnivore who dines heavily on burgers and chicken nuggets. A vegan diet laden with refined grains like white rice and bread; juices and sweetened drinks; cookies, chips and crackers; and dairy-free ice cream is hardly a healthful way to eat…”