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obesity

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The real Captain America is obese and bad at math

Think your beloved superhero is as hunky as Chris Evans? The real Cap' is more likely to be overweight and behind in school.

By July 2, 2014

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City texts obese residents to remind them to lose weight

The English town of Stoke-on-Trent decides to text those who are seriously overweight. The intention is to be motivational. But won't it just be annoying?

By February 5, 2014

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Cold Shoulder ice vest promises weight loss through chilling out

A Kickstarter project uses ice packs inside a vest with the idea of making your body work harder to keep warm and burn through calories in the process.

By February 10, 2015

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The 404 Show 1,593: Even more revealing Sony leaks, US gets fatter, lazier (podcast)

This Sony leak is the gift that keeps on giving. We'll discuss the latest round of revealing leaks, a new upsetting U.S. obesity report and a cafe in London that only serves breakfast cereal.

By December 10, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,593: Even more revealing Sony leaks, U.S. gets fatter, lazier (podcast)

This Sony leak is the gift that keeps on giving. We'll discuss the latest round of revealing leaks, a new upsetting U.S. obesity report and a cafe in London that only serves breakfast cereal.

By December 10, 2014

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A breath test for... obesity?

A standard breath test that looks for bacterial growth in the gut could spot those with a greater risk of a certain type of obesity.

By March 26, 2013

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John Oliver wants the food industry to show us its peanuts

Watch "Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver talk about the impact sugar has on our brains, and how we'd be better off measuring added sugars with circus peanuts.

By October 27, 2014

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To Kidfinity and beyond? iPad bests all brands among 6- to 12-year-olds

Research company Smarty Pants asked kids and moms about their favorite brands. Disney cracks kids' top 10, but McDonald's may need a happy meal: It only ranks 15th.

By October 6, 2014

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New calculator predicts newborn's obesity risk

Simply enter in the parents' BMIs, the mother's professional skill level, whether the mother smoked while pregnant, and the baby's birth weight.

By November 29, 2012

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Cap'n Crunch is staring at your kid for a reason

Cornell researchers studying "cereal box psychology" say the tempting gazes of all those sugar-hawking characters are carefully angled right at your tykes.

By April 2, 2014