A new government report is the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity, health officials said Tuesday. In 18 states, there were at least slight declines in obesity for low-income preschoolers.
The Dallas Cowboys are being suspiciously coy in their discussions about the weight of quarterback Tony Romo, who’s listed weight of 236 pounds is six pounds heavier than his official weight from a year ago.
Experts say obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. Doctors also caution that the threshold for ‘morbid obesity’ is lower than many may realize.
A CBS television news anchor in Wisconsin fought back on live TV in response to a disparaging email about her weight and accusations of being an irresponsible role model for girls.
A new study finds that men prefer heavier women when under stress. “Our body size preferences are not innate, but are flexible,” said study co-author Martin Tovée.
The Pentagon spends more than $1 billion a year on medical care relating to weight and obesity. And America’s growing weight problem means finding new troops fit enough to fight has never been more challenging.
New research found that young adults who attend weekly church activities are fifty-percent more likely to be obese by middle age.