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Former U.S. military leaders have identified a latent threat to the potential for a leaner, more agile fighting force: the school vending machine.
2012/9/26
Three new studies published in the United States this weekend reaffirm a link between sweet soda and fruit drinks to an epidemic of obesity that is sweeping the United States.
2012/9/24
Garlic can ward off vampires, according to an old superstition. Modern science also ascribes protective powers to the pungent bulb — against health problems.
2012/8/21
U.S. laws strictly curbing school sales of junk food and sweetened drinks may play a role in slowing childhood obesity, according to a study that seems to offer the first evidence such efforts could pay off.
2012/8/14
Putting some bounce into your life on a home trampoline can help you to be physically fit and happy, too, according to Ingo Froboese, a professor at the Health Centre of the German Sport University in Cologne.
2012/8/14
More than 480,000 Taiwanese have shed a total of 470 tons of fat in a nationwide weight-loss promotion campaign so far this year, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday as it encouraged more people to join the program.
2012/8/10
The Ministry of Education said yesterday it will retain a zero-tolerance policy on ractopamine residues in meat for school lunches, despite the Legislature's decision a day earlier to ease restrictions on the livestock leanness-enhancing drug in imported beef.
2012/7/27
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) said yesterday that since the Codex Alimentarius Commission (國際食品法典委員會) has already set a safety limit for ractopamine residue (10ppb), members of the opposition parties should let the U.S. beef issue come to a rest.
2012/7/25
US FDA approves first obesity drug in 13 years
U.S. regulators on Wednesday approved the first drug to treat obesity in 13 years, a drug called lorcaserin, marketed as Belviq and made by Arena Pharmaceuticals.
2012/6/29
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Famous cartoon character Popeye is right to down a can of spinach when he wants his biceps to bulge, according to a Swedish study presented Monday showing why the leafy vegetable makes us stronger.
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