Good news about obesity epidemic
(April 30th, 2005)
In the past few years, Americans have been force-fed a huge helping of myths about our so-called "obesity epidemic." The CDC insisted that obesity kills 400,000 people a year and is even worse than the Black Death. Now the CDC is rumbling, bumbling, stumbling toward an explanation for a...
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The Crusade Against Fat Will Lumber On
(April 29th, 2005)
Will government bureaucrats and financially conflicted researchers ever stop hyping obesity? "Don't count on it," writes New York Times reporter Gina Kolata in a story titled "Study Aside, Fat-Fighting Industry Vows to Stick to Its Mission." Yes, excess weight causes just one-fifteenth...
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Nation’s Media Criticizes CDC’s Exaggerated Obesity Statistics
(April 28th, 2005)
Washington – The media’s criticism continues as major newspapers and columnists editorialize on the controversy over the last year’s widely publicized announcement by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggesting that obesity kills 400,000 Americans each year. New scientifically superior research released last week concludes that...
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Shut Your Fat Yap
(April 28th, 2005)
In the past few years, Americans have been force-fed a huge helping of myths about our so-called "obesity epidemic" . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention insisted that obesity kills 400,000 people a year and is even worse than the...
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CDC: Credibility Down the Crapper?
(April 28th, 2005)
"Relax. Grim estimates of how many millions of Americans have various diseases often are high and wild. And they're all over the place, " writes Frank Greve in the Myrtle Beach Sun News.Greve continues:
Who's pushing the high numbers? Skeptical bio-statisticians blame drug...
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Media Firestorm Continues Against CDC Over Bloated Obesity Deaths Stats
(April 27th, 2005)
Washington – The media frenzy continues as major newspapers editorialize about last week’s bombshell announcement that excess weight was accountable for just 26,000 deaths—a stark contrast to the bloated 400,000 deaths statistic produced and widely publicized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last year.Despite...
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USDA Food Pyramid
(April 27th, 2005)

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CDC Under Media Fire Over Bloated Obesity Deaths Stats
(April 26th, 2005)
Washington – Last week’s bombshell announcement that excess weight was accountable for just 26,000 deaths each year stands in stark contrast to the bloated 400,000 deaths statistic produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last year and has left many demanding answers as to why the...
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Media Blitz on CDC
(April 26th, 2005)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) rabid obesity agenda is coming under fire from far and wide. Much of the media firestorm came after the Center for Consumer Freedom ran full-page ads in the nation's top newspapers questioning the...
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Obesity: Epidemic or Hype?
(April 25th, 2005)
Washington, DC – Last week’s bombshell news that deaths in America from excess weight are only one-fifteenth of the government’s earlier bloated conclusion has led numerous editorial pages, including The New York Times, Newsday, Rocky Mountain News, and Des Moines Register, to call on the Centers for Disease Control...
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