A survey of people hospitalized because of swine flu in California has raised the possibility that obesity is as much of a risk factor for serious com...
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Contemporary medicine has failed to address the obesity epidemic as something more than as simple matter of will power and calorie consumption.
I can't speak for whether our Supreme Court candidates are fat and fit or not. But I can tell you not to judge a book (or a judge) by its cover.
Schools, airports and hospitals are all places where you have to eat what is served. These institutions serve unhealthy food that is filled with fat, sugar and salt.
Possible anti-obesity effects of white tea have been demonstrated in a series of experiments on human fat cells (adipocytes). Researchers writing in B...
Dr. Nestle: "My conclusion: the grilled chicken option is about marketing, not health. The proof? Oprah talked about it."
The food industry has spent 25 million dollars a day selling kids frosted pop tarts, sugary cereal and candy.
As you crusade for the health of our children, please know that mothers around the country stand beside you. Our collective abilities can and will bring the change that our children deserve.
Whether it's food or drugs or stress or being treated unfairly or even information overload, we need to figure out exactly what is driving us.
Maybe women will start realizing that if we put all the energy into solving world hunger that we previously channeled into our arm fat, we could change the world.
I'd like to discuss the "rights" of the obese. It was reported that airlines will charge more when tubbies find it hard to be seated and situated on airline flights. And it's about time.
Get out your aerosol spray cans, they're not the problem after all! Scientists now know the real cause of Global Warming: Fat people.
You penalize overweight people yet you offer no real healthy choices when distributing your peanuts, snack bars, and cookies. Why not offer fresh fruit?
We need to support, not discriminate against, the obese in this country and we need to urge our government to provide the incentives to stop this health crisis in its tracks.
The bottom line on our bottoms is this: As a nation, we're getting fatter even as the space assigned to us on airplanes is getting smaller and smaller -- as their margins shrink too.
At the end of the failed age of market fundamentalism, the long-suppressed democratic cry for equality is emerging once again.
The beginning of year 2009 through March, the National Nutrition Month, leading up to the American Diabetes Alert Day of March 24 saw many studies ca...
I am quite certain that given the opportunity, my dog Cody would eat until she couldn't eat anymore and would be obese. She does not practice mindful eating. Does your dog?
This new polypill would significantly improve our health to a point where we could go back to eating as much as we liked of whatever we liked without worrying about shortening our lives.
Remember, not all Easter candy is created equal. So this Easter, if you're looking to give a basket of goodies that's a little lighter on the hips, here's my favorite candy picks.
Compulsive overeaters eat way past the point of full. Some I have worked with have consumed up to 60,000 calories in one day.
In what I think may be the most poignant picture of the obesity epidemic, it was reported today that 3 out of 4 military-age Americans are unfit for service.
We have a problem with people being heavier than is healthy for them and I feel that part of the problem is unhealthy ingredients combined with packaging that tricks people into eating more.
LONDON — Being obese can take years off your life and in some cases may be as dangerous as smoking, a new study says. British researchers at the...
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