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San Francisco considers health warning on soda advertising.

...which is linked to rotting teeth and obesity.The Board of Supervisors is expected...comprehensive solution to the complex issues of obesity and diabetes."One proposal before the...with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay. This is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-06-09/san-francisco-con
Food
Op-ed: Promises become nothing more than cliches

...seriously damaging lessons. Ultimately we don't even comprehend the idea of healthy eating as we waddle into adulthood. Obesity is a national problem. So while we admonish everyone constantly that proper habits are beneficial, few can hear over the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-16/op-ed-promises-become-nothing-mor
Opinion
Obesity, physical education and sports... hmmm?

...the recent Clarion article "Board sees obesity study results." As our nation ponders...as we innocently fought the ravages of obesity 45 minutes per day, five days per week...kids sweaty on a daily basis. Bye-bye obesity study, hello healthy Alaskans! Let's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-11-28/letters-to-the-editor
Letters

...support the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.His goal, aside from finishing the ride in one piece, is to combat childhood obesity."As a kid, all I wanted to do was play outside and I just don't see that happening anymore," Dabb said. "Now that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-12
Opinion
An Outdoor View: Don't just sit there

...if you're an Alaskan sitting at a table with four other Alaskans, one of you is obese. In the past 30 years, childhood obesity in the U.S. has tripled. One in three American kids is obese.I don't need a study to tell me that people who spend...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-19/an-outdoor-view-dont-just-sit-th
Outdoors

...the bigger sizes that helped enrich Coke and Pepsi also backfired, with many now seeing them as a culprit for the nation's obesity rates.In November, voters in Berkeley, California approved a special, per-ounce tax on sugary drinks.Even as Coke...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-01-13-0
Food
State wants to study recess, physical ed policies

JUNEAU - Aiming to reduce childhood obesity, the state health department plans to...manager of the state health department's Obesity Prevention and Control Program.She said...The study is part of a broader anti-obesity push by the state focused on youth.Olympic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2013-10-10/state-wants-to-study-re
Schools
Obesity treatment gains popularity in hospitals, doctors' offices

...and hospitals moving into treatment of obesity. This year, some 75,000 people will...adult population. The common measure of obesity is the body mass index, calculated by...companies offer some type of coverage for obesity treatment, but just how much varies widely...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051202/hea_051202hea0020001.shtml
Health
Food Bank, Boys and Girls Clubs holding nutrition classes

It's no secret that obesity is an issue with the Centers for Disease Control reporting that more than one-third of U.S. adults as being overweight. With...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-18/food-bank-boys-and-girls-clubs-holdi
News
KPBSD hears results of recent obesity study

...makeup."According to the report childhood obesity in the school district aligns closely with national obesity levels with 17 percent of students in the...board, said any program meant to address obesity should take into account the needs of the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-12/kpbsd-hears-results-of-recent-obesit
News

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