obesity

Remember Doc Shaw from The Disney Channel and Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne?” The child actor is all grown up, and has slimmed down since his…

The U.S. Army is trimming the fat, due to the alarming number of soldiers who are grossly overweight. Why? Because the battle of the bulge has…

Via Fox Baltimore.com  Howard County’s Executive says that its time to do away with sugary drinks. Ken Ulman banned the sale of sugary drinks from county property. This ban is an effort to lower childhood obesity as most Howard County residents are obese. Read More.  LAPD Kills Domestic Violence Suspect Holding His Children Hostage [VIDEO] […]

Obese black women have a better weight-related quality of life than white women with the same weight, according to a new U.S. study.

African-Americans frequently look towards race and economic factors as our biggest challenges, but there are self-inflicted problems that are literally killing us. The recent and untimely deaths of Heavy D and Patrice O’Neal has made the health issues that arise from being overweight very hard to ignore. According to HuffPost, obesity is a “full-blown crisis […]

Talk to any medical professional — not politician; any medical professional, and they will tell you the greatest danger to escalating healthcare costs is tied directly to obesity — not cancer, not AIDS, not breast cancer, not anything else but obesity. And for political leaders to sit here and fall for the lobbying dollars of […]

First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to bring down childhood obesity rates is making headway as several large retailers have agreed to open stores in areas without access to fresh produce and healthy foods. Company executives from Wal-Mart, Walgreens and Supervalu joined the First Lady at the White House for the announcement, which the White House […]

Many religions condemn overeating and laziness. But new research finds that people who frequently attend religious services are significantly more likely to become obese by the time they reach middle age. CDC On Alert For New Deadly Strain Of E.Coli The study doesn’t prove that attending services is fattening, nor does it explain why weight […]

New York– A Northwestern University study found that young adults who are regularly involved in religious activities have  higher chances of becoming obese by middle age. Also read: Model & Single Mother Jourdan Dunn, 20, Reveals Son Has Sickle Cell The research found correlations between the frequency of church-going, and the participants Body Mass Index; […]

Superstar Beyonce Knowles just announced  her involvement with First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign to end childhood obesity.  In conjunction with The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF), Beyonce is  encouraging kids to get up and dance! Motivate!