obesity

Too Much Sitting Can Kill You, New Study Suggests
I didn't need a study to know this; my 83 year old mom has been telling me it for years.  She never sits down, walks 3 miles a day, climbs 3-4 flights of stairs, and doesn't need any medications.  A new study suggests that this may be one of the reasons for her good health...
New Program Helps Grand Rapids Shop Healthy
A couple years ago I lost 120 pounds (but still at my current weight I am considered obese by U.S standards).  I always thought I was a pretty smart girl, but when it came to food and eating right and portion size, I just didn't have a clue...
Diet Soda Can Have a Major Impact On Your Waistline
Instead of making your waistline shrink, over years, diet soda can actually make your waistline swell!  Researchers from the American Diabetes Association along with the Texas Health Science Center, have found some pretty startling research on the correlation of diet soda and lar…
Too Many Baby Bottles May Risk Obesity
A new study suggests that obesity can set in by kindergarten when babies use bottles for too long.
It seems that bottle-toting toddlers are courting too many calories.
Researchers at Temple University recommend weaning baby off the bottle at 12-14 months...