Posts tagged "obesity"

Policy Point Wednesday: Global malnutrition, hunger...and obesity

Scientific American blogger David Wogan made a point this week that really struck me: “For nearly every overweight person on the planet, there exists another person that is undernourished.” He’s almost right – I looked up his sources and did the math myself. Currently, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates (per a... Read more »

Policy Point Wednesday: Maybe Obesity Isn't so Bad After All...

For those of you who’ve followed me from Blogger, you know I write about my concerns regarding use of BMI to measure an individual’s health…a LOT. However, a new study just released this month confirms what I’ve been writing about – notions of an “unhealthy weight” may be seriously off-kilter. This study shows that people with a... Read more »
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