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Overcoming Obesity

On the front lines of the battle of the bulge

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The Causes of Obesity

From the cutting edge to common sense, seeking the secrets of weight More »

  • Edible Algae

    Pond-scum cookies, anyone? An energy startup uses algae to create surprisingly delectable diet food More »

  • Baby Fat

    Is there an obesity tipping point in infancy? Screening for obesity in ever younger children More »

  • Q & A

    To help clarify fact from fiction, TIME put a few pressing questions about weight loss to the experts More »

  • Obesity Rehab

    Two students talk about their experience at a residential weight-loss school for teens More »

  • The Science of Appetite

    Nature prefers you fat, but you can take control. New research may help you curb your appetite More »