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Is it better to be 'fat but fit' or 'slim but sedentary'? – Not all scientists agree on recent research

Since the 80s, scientists have clashed over the ‘obesity paradox’ but measuring obesity by BMI alone may not be accurate Is it better to be ‘fat but fit’ or ‘slim but sedentary’? – Not all scientists agree on recent research Independent.ie Can you really be ‘fat, but fit’? Known as the ‘obesity paradox’, it’s a… Read More »

Harvard research reveals Coke’s fingerprints on health policy in China

A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found. Professor Susan Greenhalgh’s study reveals not just efforts by… Read More »