junk food

An overweight woman walks along a street in Mexico City. Mexico has one of the highest obesity rates in the world, according to the OECD.

How Mexico is fighting obesity

May 18, 2015
The obesity rate in Mexican children has reportedly tripled in the past decade.
Posted In: obesity, Mexico, junk food, public health
The golden spongecake is making a comeback.

The rise, fall, and rise again of the Twinkie

May 4, 2015
Handling the Twinkie empire hasn't been a piece of cake.
Posted In: Twinkies, Hostess, junk food, bakery, bankruptcy

Florida latest state to try to control food stamp purchases

Jan 30, 2012
After similar legislation failed in California, Texas, and Illinois, a lawmaker in Florida is hoping to ban the use of food stamps to buy soda, candy, and other junk food.
Posted In: food stamps, government spending, junk food

What Now: The junk food diet

Jan 5, 2012
Millions of Americans make resolutions to change the way they eat. But, can we change the way food is marketed to us?
Posted In: obesity, junk food, children, What Now?
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