In some parts of the city, 1 in 3 expectant mothers are considered obese and Dr. Adam Buckley, an OB/GYN and patient safety expert at Beth Israel Medical Center, calls it a “significant problem.”
Comrie planned to introduce his own bill Wednesday that would essentially rewrite what could currently be considered a “Happy Meal.” The bill would require establishments that offer toys with food make sure the meals are 500 calories or less and have low fat and low sodium totals.
Christie thinks first lady Michelle Obama is doing well to speak in favor of healthy eating and exercise.
The state of New York just awarded Rockland County a $1.5 million grant to bring new farmer’s markets, community gardens and nutrition education classes to the county.
CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez tells us more about a new study that says it might be lack of sleep that’s causing the issue of obesity in children.
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.