In a Twitter thread, the Georgia congresswoman stated that lockdown orders and gym closures to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus are leading to "more weight gain."
More than a year into the pandemic, the health care and science communities have identified a number of risk factors that increase the likelihood of complications from COVID-19. A recent report from the World Obesity Federation (WOF) unveiled new links between obesity and COVID-19 outcomes.
In an interview with The New York Times, John Mackey said healthy eating is not an "access problem," but a "market demand problem."
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Stopping people in the normal range from gaining weight could prevent 12 percent of premature deaths, according to the research.
Sweets and chocolates might also be banned from promotions at supermarket entrances and the ends of aisles.
The study involved almost 500 people in hard-hit Italy.
The White House doubled down on Trump's claim "99 percent" of coronavirus cases are "totally harmless," with Chief of Staff Mark Meadows saying "facts and statistics" back up the president's claims.
Researchers looked at which factors were most associated with hospitalization and critical illness in over 4,000 New York patients.
The study involved 16 men who stayed at a lab for three days.
Experts say body mass index alone isn't an accurate reflection of how a person's weight might impact their health.
Patients currently taking the drug should talk to their health care professionals, the agency said.
Researchers looked at data on almost 21,000 children.
Researchers did not observe the same correlation among daughters.
Such products might change the make-up of gut bacteria, scientists believe.
Projections by Harvard scientists show that if current trends continue, one in two American adults will be obese by 2030. One in four will be severely obese.
Gallup survey results from the past decade reveal that Americans are getting heavier—and also more accepting of their higher weights.
Brain scans of obese teenagers showed damage in areas of the brain related to emotional control, reward, motor, sensory, and cognitive functions.
Losing and maintaining a healthy weight is a significant challenge for some people, scientists said.
A study conducted mostly by researchers from the University of Gothenburg found that obese patients who underwent bariatric surgery to help them lose weight were less likely to develop skin cancer, including melanoma.
The "fatness" of each state has been revealed in a report compiled by WalletHub, using data from various government and academic sources.
'Don't eat anything your great grandmother wouldn't recognize as food' an author of the study told Newsweek.
The research involved over 1 million children.
A recently-published study found an association between living near spaces with more plants and a lower risk of obesity and heart disease.
Celebrities and media figures weighed in after James Corden ridiculed fellow late-night TV host Bill Maher over a "fat-shaming" segment in which Maher said overweight Americans should be criticized and not simply accepted.
"There are specific brain mechanisms that get activated when we expose ourselves to specific type of foods," study leader Sabrina Diano said.