City Council Speaker Christine Quinn opposed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on 16-ounce sodas, but now, she herself has called for a ban on unhealthy food for children.
Just like your body needs sleep to function, your fat cells need sleep too. Turns out, sleepy fat cells are bad for health, TV 10-55’s Katie McGee reports.
Brace yourself for this one, but don’t breathe in too deeply. A study of New York’s air finds all sorts of particles from fungus to fat, and even dead skin cells.
You aren’t the only one who needs help with your New Year’s resolution.
When Tara Marques used to look at her profile in the mirror, she wasn’t too happy. She thought her jaw line lacked definition, and she knew exactly what to blame: the genes from her dad’s side of the family.
It stands to reason that if your hips or knees are so painful that even walking is difficult, then you won’t burn many calories and will gain weight. But the correlation has been hard to show, until now.
The problem is getting much worse: Nearly half of young people in the United States are overweight or obese.