child obesity

The Weight Watchers app for children does everything wrong

Yoni Freedhoff: Weight-loss app Kurbo could increase the risk of eating disorders while eroding body image and self-esteem for children

Obese kids will soon outnumber underweight kids in the world

The obesity rate of Canadian children and adolescents has more than tripled in the past four decades, according to a new report by the World Health Organization. In 1975, the obesity rate for those in Canada aged five to 19 was slightly less than three per cent. By 2016, that rate had jumped to nearly 14…

If you want it done right, cook it yourself

The new thinking in the war on junky cafeteria food: Get students into the kitchen

Why it’s time to stick a fork in fast food

Could a junk food tax fight back the bulge?

Living large

Living large in the oil-rich Gulf

Several middle eastern nations have an obesity problem worse than the U.S.’s


A child obesity problem?

The weight issue is particularly acute in China’s urban areas