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.
At 700lbs, 49-year-old Terri Smith is unable to move, stand or roll on her own...
Changes in the use of corn in ethanol may affect the price of processed foods...
From NBC Nightly News, I bring you this delicate little issue with the sensational little title. My thoughts were, of course you can be fit and "fat." And considering how "fat" in America is anything over a size 4 - depending upon who you talk to - MANY of us are "fat" in someone else's [...]
"That suggests that the average black woman can be heavier than her white counterpart before..."
"...children’s BMI rose the more years their mothers worked over their children’s lifetimes..."
Since May, Drew Manning has gained about 70 pounds on purpose. And he’s not done yet.
First Lady suggests drinking water, people start actively seeking big gulps. Good grief.
Before I begin, a quick run down of the situation to which I'm referring. Lincoln University, a predominantly and historically Black institution in Pennsylvania, creates a course titled "Fitness For Life" back in 2006. Lincoln opts to make this a requirement for graduation for 2006's incoming Freshman class... only if your Body Mass Index (BMI) [...]
From soda to Perrier... can food stamp users buy anything?
Does your company have a health and wellness initiative? Share it here!
Yes. A tomato is 'vegetable," pizza is "a vegetable serving" and this now affects your child's school lunch.
A story of a teen girl who received multiple weight loss surgeries, and a reported rise in the practice.
The twinkie diet - because everyone wants to eat crap and still lose weight!
...a new study comes along suggesting that diet sodas might be bad for your head and your heart.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie secretly underwent lap-band stomach surgery, he revealed to The NY Post Monday night.
Lately, First Lady Michelle Obama has been giving lots of interviews in regards to launching her new initiative to address childhood obesity. Needless to say, as a growing fitness lover and parent, this makes me so giddy I could squeal. The plans and changes that could come from focusing on our children... the possibilities are [...]
This time? Illegal fungicides.
New York wants to restrict food stamps from being able to purchase sodapop. Thoughts?
This morning, ABC News graced my monitor with this interesting little tidbit of information about how people are responding to President Obama's nominee for the position of Surgeon General, Dr. Regina Benjamin. Namely, the fact that she appears to be overweight in her photographs, assumedly a size 18 or 20 in clothing and guesstimated at [...]