More than half of adult New Yorkers are overweight or obese, according to the city’s health department. The parks department is hoping to change that with a series of festivals to get people moving. Tomorrow, it’s hosting the first ever Bronx Fit Fest. Director of citywide special events Anthony Sama explains.
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Bronx Fit Fest Getting New Yorkers ActiveMore than half of adult New Yorkers are overweight or obese, according to the city’s health department. The parks department is hoping to change that with a series of festivals to get people moving. Tomorrow, it’s hosting the first ever Bronx Fit Fest. Director of citywide special events Anthony Sama explains.
Weight Watchers App For Kids Sparks DebateCBS2's Carolyn Gusoff has the latest on a new dieting app for children from Weight Watchers that has many parents upset.
Study: Cutting Calories Improves Blood PressureA new study finds that cutting calories resulted in improved blood pressure and cholesterol.
New York Woman Suffers Liposuction Death In D.R.CBS2's Tony Aiello has the latest on the death of a New Rochelle woman who flew to the Dominican Republic for liposuction.
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Bariatric Surgery Used For Both Obesity And Disease?Could bariatric surgery be used to fight both obesity and disease? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Keto Diet Goes VegetarianBy now, you’ve probably heart of the ketogenic diet. It’s a very restrictive regimen of low carb, high fat foods with some similarities to the Atkin’s diet. But what if you don’t eat meat? Now, a plant-based keto is catching on. CBS2's Mary Calvi has more.
'Better Than Keto' DietCelebrity fitness trainer Jorge Cruise stopped by CBS2 to discuss the "Better Than Keto" diet.
Warnings About 'Junk' Weight Loss Advice On Social MediaCBS2's Meg Baker has the latest on the suspect advice being handed out on social media regarding weight loss.
Study: Test Can Discover Obesity GeneA study says that a new test can predict obesity in newborns.
Obesity Gel Makes Patients Feel FullCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on a new pill that releases gel, making obese patients feel full.
'The Cruise Control Diet' ExplainedSummer is right around the corner and many people are trying to lose weight just in time for beach season.Not sure what the right diet and exercise plan for you?Jorge Cruise, New York Times bestselling author and celebrity trainer, joined CBS2's Andrea Grymes to talk about his new book, "The Cruise Control Diet."
NYPD Cop Hopes To Inspire Others With His Weight Loss StoryAfter an actual nightmare inspired him to make some changes, he now wants his story to do the same for others. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Study Finds Link To Stubborn Fat In GenesCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on a study explaining why some people's genes are to blame for making it harder to lose weight.
JLo & ARod Extend 10-Day ChallengeSuperstar couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are on a new diet and challenging friends to join them.
What Time Of Day Is Best For Eating?CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest dieting info on what time of day is best to have a meal.
What Foods Are You Sensitive To?If you feel tired, sluggish and can't lose weight, it may be the healthy foods in your diet causing the problems. That doesn't mean you should eat all the junk food you want, but a simple blood test can show which foods, even the healthy ones, wreak havoc on your day. CBS2's Alex Denis explains.
The Scale Could Be Your Friend, When It Comes To Weight LossAt least one study shows weighing yourself often could be a key when it comes to dropping a few pounds.
Rain Threatens Tri-State Area As Hurricane Bears Down On CarolinasCBS2's Lonnie Quinn has the very latest.
Study Says Teen Dieting Can Be HarmfulDr. Max Gomez has the latest on a study claiming that parents who push their teen children into dieting are causing long term harm with weight issues.
Easy-To-Use 'Diet Shot' Could Be The Key For Patients Struggling With Weight LossThere may finally be a breakthrough for the millions of people who have struggled with weight loss. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
How Lack Of Sleep Makes You Fat (And What You Can Do About It)CBS2's Elle McLogan discovered what sleep deprivation is doing to our bodies, and how we can repay our sleep debt.
Health Watch: Device Helps Diabetics Lose WeightIt's called the "endo-barrier" and it's being tested at a hospital in England.
Mac And Cheese ConcernsA health alert for people who love macaroni and cheese: Researchers found phthalates in all but one of 30 products.