The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County plans to use a $1.2 million state grant to battle obesity-related issues.
A group of New Jersey school children received a pep talk on healthy eating and exercise from Michelle Obama.
Michelle Obama will be joined by Newark Mayor Cory Booker and will hear from students at the city’s Maple School in Thursday.
Trying to lose weight as we head into the holidays? Maybe you should cut up your credit cards as you head to the grocery store.
With obesity becoming a nationwide epidemic, Congressman Anthony Weiner may have a novel solution to get people to eat their veggies.
Second graders from PS 180 boarded a bus and arrived at The Sylvia Center at Katchkie Farm, where harvested every vegetable imaginable.
In a country plagued by obesity, eating disorders, and the all-too-common pressure to simply look good, a new study finds that your waist size can play a role in your wallet size.
The good news is that the rate of obesity among New York kids is not rising, as it is nationally.
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 latest trend in the world of weight loss is diet-for-dollars, where if you drop the pounds, you pick up some dough.
A recent study tested both traditional low-fat diets and the Atkins low-carbohydrate diet, and came up with surprising results as to which is safer and more effective.
The problem is getting much worse: Nearly half of young people in the United States are overweight or obese.