A mother, Dara-Lynn Weiss, told the world why she put her 7-year-old daughter on a strict diet for a piece in Vogue magazine. Now Weiss tells all in her memoir, The Heavy.
Abby Ellin, editor-at-large for fitsmi.com and author of the book Teenage Waistland, joined us to discuss the issue of teenage obesity and offered eight tips for families to fight the battle together.
The reprieve on fines comes as soda makers, restaurateurs and other businesses are suing to try to block the unprecedented rule from going into effect at all.
The Atlanta-based company on Monday will begin airing a two-minute spot during the highest-rated shows on CNN, Fox News and MSNBC in hopes of becoming a stronger voice in the intensifying debate over sodas and their impact on public health.
Childhood obesity has become a national epidemic and public health crisis.
A local news anchor is making headlines, not for reporting the news, but for becoming it.
New federal guidelines pushed by First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign against childhood obesity have put limits on proteins and carbs to help meet the 850-calorie lunch restriction.
Students at Parsippany Hills High School held a strategy session on Thursday to discuss a potential lunch strike, on Friday, over what they have called inadequately sized meals.
The mayor’s plan to put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts has sparked debates not just in New York City, but around the country.
The city has launched a new healthy eating campaign in the Bronx that promotes healthy consumer choices at grocery stores in order to crack down on obesity.
For the mayor, it’s a sugar smack down, and while he’s not going to make people take a “sugarlizer” test, he is taking giant steps to limit the size of sugary drinks people can buy.
The American Beverage Association is rolling out an ad campaign touting “More Choices, Smaller Portions, Fewer Calories.” The ads will reportedly appear in the subway system.
An overweight man who unwittingly became an amputee in advertisements that New York City is posting to warn against diabetes says he’s worried the ads might hurt his acting career.
A healthier menu is coming to school cafeterias across the country. The government has announced new rules for school lunches, including more fruits and vegetables and less fat.
The issue came to light following a story in the New York Times that reported the man, whose face is obscured in the ad, is actually a model who posed for a stock photo.