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3 10, 2012

More Than 1.4 Million Families Living On $2 A Day Or Less

By | October 3rd, 2012|Health News|16 Comments

A USA Today article discussing the number of people living off of $2 per day.

13 09, 2012

Is This Tennis Player’s Weight Affecting Her Ability To Compete?

By | September 13th, 2012|Health News|45 Comments

She's the #1 junior girls player, but her coaches and the USTA refuse to fund her anymore until she gets her weight together.

6 04, 2012

Dr. Oz, Apple Juice, Arsenic and “Fear-Mongering”

By | April 6th, 2012|Health News, The "Study" Guide|13 Comments

On the apple juice dust-up with Dr. Oz, and why "fearmongering" is such an annoying phrase.

16 03, 2012

Walmart, Michelle Obama and The Halo Effect

By | March 16th, 2012|Health News|15 Comments

Why I really wish First Lady Obama didn't align herself with Walmart....

28 01, 2012

Jennifer Hudson Opens Weight Watchers Center In Chicago

By | January 28th, 2012|Health News|2 Comments

A bit of news on Jennifer Hudson's brand new weight watchers center in the south side of Chicago.

28 11, 2011

What Do You Think? Walmart Making Healthy Eating Cheaper?

By | November 28th, 2011|Health News, Recipes|28 Comments

From the NY Times: Walmart's lowering the cost of produce and making their processed foods "better for you..."

14 10, 2011

Half Of America Slated To Become OBESE By 2030

By | October 14th, 2011|Health News|6 Comments

Half of Americans will be obese by 2030 if things continue the way they are now, according to four new papers in the Lancet.

18 08, 2011

Dear Government, Taxing Soda Is Crap And You Know It

By | August 18th, 2011|About The Site, Health News, The Op-Eds|11 Comments

Dear [insert Politician], Hi! Howaya? Hope [insert significant other's name here] and the family are doing well. Good lookin' out on that whole health care reform thing. Most of us (and most of your peers) might not have much of an idea of what it actually does, how you'll pay for it nor are they [...]

28 08, 2009

KFC Tests Sandwich That Uses… Chicken.. In Place Of Bread

By | August 28th, 2009|Fast Food, Health News, Latest News, What Are You Eating?|2 Comments

You know, I'm usually pretty ugly about fast food restaurants. Limiting my allowance of fast food in my life was a gigantic part of my ability to combat my weight.. mainly because fast food companies are thoroughly uninterested in your health. Without going into my full on rant about these companies, I'll put it like [...]