childhood obesity - updates

Rappler's latest stories on childhood obesity


Child obesity an 'exploding nightmare' in developing world – WHO

Jan 25, 2016 - 10:47 PM

Dieting and exercise alone is not the solution We have responsibilities on behalf of the world s children to stop them from being overly obese says Peter Gluckman co author of the UN report

OBESITY IN CHILDREN. The World Health Organization says childhood obesity has reached alarming rates globally and has become an 'exploding nightmare' in the developing world. File photo by John Moore/Getty Images North America/AFP

NY councilman wants ban on kid toys in high-calorie meals

Aug 22, 2014 - 1:45 PM

Democrat Ben Kallos introduced a bill Thursday that would ban the toys from a child s meal if the food serving contains more than 500 calories and more than 600 milligrams of sodium

FAST FOOD TOY BAN. The McDonald's logo at a closed branch of the fast food chain in Moscow, Russia, 21 August 2014. Maxim Shipenkov/EPA