For the first time in human history, more people are obese than hungry. It's a new reality that stretches from the 7-Elevens of Southeast Asia to the debt-stricken countries of Europe and everywhere else in between. GlobalPost investigates a fat, fat planet.
MEXICO CITY — Modern Mexicans' urban lifestyle, rising incomes and myriad consumption vices have fed a seemingly endless struggle that's killing thousands more of them each year. Yep, we're talking the desperate Battle of the (body) Bulge.
New evidence, published in a very soda-centric edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, indicates that the easiest single way for obese people to lose weight is cutting out soda from their diets—among other rather damning info on the dangers of soda consumption.