Soft-drink makers, restaurateurs and other businesses are suing to block the city’s move to end the sale of super-sized, sugary drinks in many eateries.
The American Beverage Association and others sued the city Friday. City officials had no immediate response.
The city Board of Health approved the unprecedented regulation last month. It would stop [...]
Nearly half of elementary school children can buy junk food at school, a trend that contributes to the childhood obesity epidemic [...]
In this interesting article below by Mike Barrett featured on Infowars, we see some things you may not have thought of that will promote weight gain and even obesity. We know that diet and exercise play a major role but many who take care of these factors are still challenged when it comes to keeping [...]
According to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly half of U.S. adults have either unhealthy cholesterol levels or high blood pressure. [...]
Almost 15% of US households experienced a food shortage at some point in 2009, a government report has found [...]
Nearly 17% of U.S. medical costs can be blamed on obesity, according to new research that suggests the nation’s weight problem may be having close to twice the impact on medical spending as previously estimated. [...]
Loss of productivity due to obesity costs as much as medical expenditures for the condition, according to a new study that pegs the cost of obesity among full-time workers in the United States at $73.1 billion per year [...]
Weight loss programs seem to be becoming a necessity in the US, what with 2 out of 5 kids being obese or overweight. [...]
HealthDay poll finds 30 percent of those overweight think they’re normal size [...]