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Obesity crisis at breaking point, says ‘Fed Up’ filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig

The US food industry's responsibility in fueling rising obesity levels is put under the microscope in a documentary released in the United States this weekend. "Fed Up" examines why, while there is a boom in gym membership and a surge in shoppers seeking……

Experts warn obesity will soon reach pandemic proportions

Obesity has become a global pandemic that could leave more than half of all adults worldwide overweight within two decades, experts said, calling for urgent action beyond just blaming people for lacking willpower. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, health, nutrition and fitness experts said the world’s increasingly…