A look into the social, regulatory and product development trends that have emerged as society attempts to cope with the issue of obesity.

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US sees modest progress in adult obesity rates

- New report finds rates decreased in four states and increased in two.

American Heart Association weighs in on the issue of added sugars

- The A.H.A. is recommending children between the ages of 2 and 18 should eat or drink less than 25 grams of added sugars per day.

Obesity rate rises as sweetener use declines

- Mix of caloric sweeteners continues shift to sugar.

Obesity may become a federal regulatory issue

- Nutrition issues with the goal of reducing health care costs may be the focus of a new administration.

CDC Prevalence of obesity among US adults at all-time high

- The acquisition will solidify the company's position as a leading meat processor in the U.S.
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