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  • Historical love-affair with indulgent foods July 26, 2016
    Our desire for indulgent meals may be over 500 years old. A new analysis of European and American paintings across five centuries shows that salt, bread, sausage, and shellfish were among the most commonly depicted foods in paintings of meals from 1500 to 2000 AD.
  • 1 in 3 overweight and 1 in 7 obese in north east China (Jilin Province) July 26, 2016
    One in three people is overweight and one in seven is obese in Jilin Province, north east China, finds a new large study. China is the largest developing country, with the largest population, in the world. Its rapid economic growth has spawned changes in dietary habits and lifestyle that are associated with growing levels of overweight/obesity in developed n […]