Tag: obesity

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Study Shows Americans Are Finally Eating Less

After years of being under fire for their horrible dieting practices, love of fast-food chains and being the butt of everyone's "Fat American" jokes, U.S. citizens...
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Yikes! Over Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults are Overweight or Obese

We all know that Americans tend to be a little more on the heavier side compared to the rest of the world when it...
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San Francisco Approves Warning Labels for Sugary Drinks

San Francisco may become the first city in the United States to have health warnings on advertising for soda and other sugary drinks, the AP reports. City supervisors...

Michelle Obama Admits the Obamas Weren’t Always Health Nuts

The First Lady opened up about her own food faux-pas and how we can all change our habits.

Attention, Lazy People: Being Inactive is More Unhealthy Than Being Obese

But just 20 minutes of walking a day can help.

Science Brings Us Closer to a Fat-Burning “Exercise Pill”

Stem cell researchers have found a way to turn bad fat into good.

The FDA Will Now Require Calorie Counts to be Posted at...

... and also movie theaters, amusement parks, and even vending machines.

Want to Eat Healthier? Learn How to Cook

Study shows people who frequently eat home-cooked meals consume fewer calories-even when they occasionally dine out.

Study: Obese Women Earn Less, But Work More Physically Demanding Jobs

You may have heard of the "obesity penalty," the finding of a 2006 study that linked white woman's weight gain to a loss in...

Americans Aren’t Getting Fatter, But We Are Getting Wider, Says CDC

New data released this month from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shows that the average American waistline has increased 1.2 inches in the...