Vermont: 6th lowest rates of adult obesity in the nation

News Release — Vermont Department of Health Sept. 21, 2015 Media Contact: Communication Office 802-863-7281 BURLINGTON – Vermont’s adult obesity rate barely budged between 2013 and 2014 (24.7 percent to 24.8 percent), but the state ranked 6th best in the nation overall, according to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data released today by the […]

Krupp: Addiction to addiction

The food industry’s goal is to get people hooked on foods that are addictive, convenient and inexpensive. … Coca-Cola and Doritos won their success with complex formulas that tells the brain to not stop eating. It’s called the “bliss point.”