Headlines Tagged with Food/Diet/Obesity — 1,525 headlines found
VitaCigs are disposable, flavored e-cigs infused with vitamins. They're also nicotine-free, which on its own makes them at least a bit healthier than most e-cigarettes on the market, which are already a bit healthier than analog tobacco cigs. But nutriti
Aug 13, 2014 Vice.com
added Aug 22, 2014 12:50
OVER reliance on tobacco farming in Migori county might create food shortage, a local NGO has said ... tobacco cultivation is to blame for widespread school dropout rates and child labour...more farmers will take up tobacco farming because of the current
Aug 22, 2014 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Aug 22, 2014 09:29
using taxes as a blunt instrument to achieve social goals does not work. Alcohol is also heavily taxed, yet alcohol abuse remains rampant. Sales of fuel-guzzling SUVs have actually increased since an emissions tax was imposed. Taxing sugar is not the way
Aug 21, 2014 Business Day (za)
added Aug 21, 2014 07:00
found that if a maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, her grandsons became heavier than expected during adolescence, with increased lean mass, grip strength and cardiovascular fitness. When both the maternal grandmother and the mother had smoked,
Aug 19, 2014 ANI (in)
added Aug 19, 2014 07:34
that her chief of staff — and not Ms. McDonnell — had inappropriately wooed the support of the donor at the core of the corruption case against Ms. McDonnell and her husband, Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia.
Aug 7, 2014 New York Times
added Aug 9, 2014 11:11
Conclusion: Results indicate that daily waterpipe users, compared to never-users, have higher BMI, translating into 6 extra kilograms of weight on average, and are 3 times as likely to be obese.
Aug 5, 2014 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 5, 2014 12:19
A new Austrian study has claimed that contrary to popular belief, smoking does not have the slimming effect people believe it has, but may actually contribute toward putting on weight, a medial journal said on Monday.
Aug 5, 2014 China Daily (cn)
added Aug 5, 2014 07:21
Cross-sectional association between cigarette smoking and abdominal obesity among Austrian bank employees [FREE FULL TEXT]
Contrary to the beliefs of many smokers, heavy smoking is associated with higher body weight and unfavourable metabolic changes.
Jul 29, 2014 BMJ Open (uk)
added Aug 5, 2014 07:19
A $2.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund research on how the tobacco, fast-food and sweetened-beverage industries use and exploit the concept of personal responsibility and choice, and the resulting effect on public he
May 28, 2014 Northeastern News
added Jul 24, 2014 20:24
Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Jul 22, 2014 Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06