Saturday, February 12, 2011

Saturday Stories

Diary of a Fat Dad (a confessional of sorts), covers his own struggles with food.

Beautiful infographic of rising global obesity rates since 1980.

PhDinParenting has a provocatively titled post, "Canadian women: We’re fat, our kids are fat, and we’re letting other people raise our children", where she covers some of the headlines last week had on moms and obesity.

Ouch! Had missed this one. Freakonomics blog on the New York Times unflatteringly covers the new Weight Watchers Point system (for the record, the concepts behind the new system seem sound to me with the exception of the zero-point fruit).

Did you catch the Superbowl ad that Big Food bought to combat the as yet non-existent soda tax?

Arya covers the science behind health at every size.