obesity

In 2001, former Surgeon General David Satcher called the prevalence of overweight and obesity in America a crisis of “epidemic proportions.” At this time, the rates of childhood obesity had tripled since 1970, and some experts predicted, for the first time in history, that children would have shorter life spans than their parents.

Many clubs discriminate against people due to looks but a club in Montreal let it be known that they discriminate against overweight people. MONTREAL – Although a Montreal nightclub is distancing itself from an invitation on its Facebook page that specified “NO FAT GIRLS ALLOWED!!!!!!!!!!” people familiar with the local party scene say clubs regularly […]

The American Cancer Society recently revealed their conclusion of a study that was published by the Archives of Internal Medicine.  The study tracked the health of 100,000 people over nine years.   The researchers tracked 48, 500 men and 56, 343 women over 50 from 1997 to 2006.   According to the report, having a larger size […]

Two summers ago, north side residents protested a proposed fried chicken restaurant, calling its high-calorie offerings a health hazard to a neighborhood already saturated with fast food.

I think we have all long known what John Gray put down in words in his bestseller, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: There are differences between the sexes, not just physically, but psychologically. And a new study being published in the May issue of Personality Individual Differences reinforces that belief.