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Exclusive: FDA prices 'lost pleasure' of junk food into calorie count rule

lost-pleasure analysis, which is criticized by some leading economists and public health groups, was tucked into new regulations published last month ...analysis the agency relied almost solely on a 2011 paper by then-graduate student Jason Abaluck. In an
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2014 06:26
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GLANTZ: FDA discounts value of menu labeling because of lost pleasure of not eating junk food. What's next?

we raised a concern that the FDA would expand its practice of discounting health benefits of other public health regulations that would encourage healthy eating. On December 8, 2014 Reuters reporter Sharon Begley reported that the FDA did just that in t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:23
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BITTMAN: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

But there’s a bigger question: How can intelligent, thoughtful, science-based legislation survive attacks by well-funded lobbyists — many of whom have worked in the very agencies they besiege — who now seem to be able to include sneaky “fixes” that might
New York Times
added Dec 17, 2014 05:08
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[Italy, USA] Barry Lewis: Let's be clear: Smoking shouldn't be part of your Italian diet

But then I suggested that people should smoke. Why? Because that’s also what the folks in Rome do. They smoke. Sometimes more than they eat or drink... Imagine how much healthier Italians would be, given their diet of eating smaller portions of grilled f
Middletown (NY) Times Herald-Record
added Dec 7, 2014 12:50
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[UK] NHS Devon surgery restriction for smokers and obese plan revealed

Smokers and the morbidly obese in Devon will be denied routine surgery unless they quit smoking or lose weight...smokers will have to quit eight weeks before surgery. The NHS in Devon has a £14.5m deficit and says the cuts are needed to help it meet wait
BBC Online
added Dec 4, 2014 07:33
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[Montana] Nurse's Notes: Teamwork creating healthier communities

three areas for building healthy communities: increasing physical activity, decreasing unhealthy eating, and reducing tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke. These areas make sense because of the numerous health problems and increased costs associat
The Missoulian
added Dec 2, 2014 06:26
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Why eating more hummus could help the world stop smoking

reported last year that farmers in Virginia, US, were starting to ditch their tobacco crops in favour of chickpeas - the main ingredient of the Middle Eastern dip. Tobacco is becoming an increasingly difficult crop to make sustainable, particularly in th
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 10:12
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[Canada] Ontario Takes Action to Reduce Smoking and Obesity Rates

Ontario is introducing legislation today to protect youth from the dangers of tobacco and the potential harms of electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes... Ban the sale and supply of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 19. Prohibit the use of e-
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:53
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[Canada] Ontario moves to regulate e-cigarettes, ban flavoured tobacco

Ontario moved Monday to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes, ban all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and mandate calorie counts on restaurant menus with its Making Healthier Choices Act.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:41
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[Japan] Scared you'll gain weight if you quit smoking? Cigarettes are more deadly than carrying extra pounds, doctors say

Japanese researchers found people who quit smoking didn't face an increased risk of dying if they gained weight afterwards. People who quit smoking didn't face an increased risk of dying if they gained weight afterwards
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:58
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