Information about health and wellness in the media – good or bad, positive or negative, clean or unclean… if it’s out there, it’s in here.
Man awarded $17.5k by Brazilian courts because McDonalds food made him fat?
"AirTran is to force fat passengers on its planes to buy a second seat."
But is a serving of boiled potatoes really much worse than a helping of nuts? Is some white bread as bad as a candy bar?
"...our First Lady does not project the image of women that you might see on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.."
Science discovers food addiction.. in other news, water is wet.
Taken from Fitness 102: Here is a man who a few years ago contemplated suicide. He felt hopeless and had no desire to live. He wanted to disappear from the world around him. Just a few years later, he’s completely changed his life and is starring in his own television show. His story should certainly [...]
"Participants who bring glass, plastic, aluminum, paper and cardboard waste to the market receive 'green points' good at a nearby farmer's market where the vendors are paid by the city..."
"...some obese people are actually striving to gain weight -- in order to lose it."
School polices that let parents know when their children are overweight or obese appear to have little impact...
"...while 47% say they'd like healthier items like salads and baked potatoes, only 23% order those foods..."
"(The father) has struggled with obesity for years, which impacts significantly on most aspects of his life including (his) functioning as a parent," the doctor wrote, according to CTV.
Lap-band maker says "We want to be able to market our product to people who are LESS obese, now!"
People who are obese are more likely to have sexually transmitted diseases and unplanned pregnancies?