Food Trust Having Positive Impact On Childhood ObesityAccording to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, obesity among children in Philadelphia has declined due to efforts by The Food Trust.
Thick Waist May Double Risk Of Premature DeathWhere you carry your weight could be as important, if not more important, than how much you weigh.
Obese Teens More Likely To Develop Colorectal CancerResearchers have found that obese teens are more than twice as likely to develop colorectal cancer, compared to normal weight adolescents.
Managing OsteoarthritisOsteoarthritis occurs as the protective cartilage in the joints wears down over time - it's more common in people over 50 and people who are overweight.
Obese Children - And Their Parents - Underestimate Their WeightWe recently learned that most overweight kids think they are at a normal weight - and their parents underestimate their children's weight as well.
Report: Heavy Kids Often Don't See Themselves As OverweightAccording to the CDC, the study’s findings could help influence public health initiatives targeting childhood obesity.
Sitting At A Desk Increases Risk For ObesityThe more time men spend sitting at a desk, the greater the risk of being overweight or obese.
Obesity Health Risks Comparable To SmokingWe know that cigarettes are bad for us and can increase disease and death especially when compared to non-smokers. But what about obesity - just how risky is it?
Some Ovarian Cancer Associated With ObesityThere is new research that suggests for the first time that some cases of ovarian cancer are associated with obesity.
Okay To Indulge On ThanksgivingIndulging in a big meal, like Thanksgiving, should be a once in a while occurrence - not the first day of many big meals through the holiday season.
US Paying The Price For ObesityThe estimated annual cost of obesity is $147 billion but the price on our overall health is even greater.