obesity

Play Recommended to Solve Missoula’s Obesity Problem
American children from the ages of 8 to 18 spend nearly six hours a day with their eyes glued to a screen. Whether it be television, computers, or video game systems, the large amount of screen time is having an impact on Missoula’s childhood obesity rate.
Researcher Propose Higher Tax on Sugary Beverages
As obesity continues to plague the United States, many states have imposed a tax cost on some of the products that contribute to unhealthy weight gain, like soda. But experts believe that the current sales tax isn’t high enough to truly impact health and weight loss.
Want to Weigh Less? Eat More Often
A new study finds those who’ve lost weight and kept it off tend to eat more often than heavier people — yet still took in fewer daily calories.
Lead researcher Jessica Bachman, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Marywood University in Scranton, PA, was part of a group…