In Mexico, seven out of 10 children between the ages of four and 16 are classified as overweight, and half of those as obese.
Obesity has increased more than tenfold over the past four decades worldwide. Researchers say social inequality urges people to make unhealthy choices as healthy food is unaffordable.
A new study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer has found evidence of deadly proportions - obesity could lead to 11 different forms of cancer.
The "Shop with Your Doc" program in Caifornia's Orange County is designed to prevent increasing rates of obesity in the US.
Study results about the health effects of sugar-sweetened beverages depends on who funds the research.
A report published by WHO urges governments around the world to tax sugary drinks by 20% in order to curb obesity.
Malnutrition and unhealthy diets contribute to the global burden of diseases, leaving 1/3 of people around the world undernourished or overweight.
Global study finds more than 640 million people suffer from obesity
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