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The slow decline of fast food in America

In this Oct. 17, 2011 file photo, a car moves through a McDonald's drive through window line, in Springfield, Ill. The fast-food giant said in a statement Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, that it is cutting ties with condiment company Heinz after 40 years due to management changes there. A former Burger King CEO became head of Heinz in June after the company was bought by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital. 3G, a Brazilian investment firm, also controls Burger King. AP

The hospitals of the Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Missouri no longer serve fast food in their cafeterias, after ending a contract with McDonald’s in 2012 — two years ahead of schedule.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Study shows there are more fat Filipino women than men

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Obesity among Filipino women is a common problem. AFP file photo. AFP FILE PHOTO

More Filipino women are battling chronic energy deficiency and obesity than men, according to the latest national nutrition survey.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Weight loss experts weigh in on obesity

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THE AUTHOR with delegates, researchers, scientists, professors and health professionals from all over the world in the conference

Last March, I attended the 12th International Congress on Obesity (ICO) organized by the World Obesity Federation, held in Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Malaysia.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DOST drafts simple guide to eating healthy

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Obesity among Filipino women is a common problem. AFP file photo. AFP FILE PHOTO

Fight obesity by eating healthy. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has crafted a simple, almost elementary, guide for adults to eating right as it sounded an alarm about the ever growing number of obese Filipinos.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

India’s cabin crew fight back over weight loss rules

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India’s cabin crew on Tuesday attacked new guidelines from the civil aviation watchdog on how much they should weigh, branding them “crazy” and discriminatory.

Posted: May 13th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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