Women Overtake Men In Rising Obesity CategoryObesity is still rising among American adults, despite more than a decade of public awareness campaigns to get people to watch their weight, and women have now overtaken men in the obese category.
Study Says New Dads Gain 3-5 PoundsMany men gain a new sense of responsibility and purpose when they become fathers for the first time. But a new study suggests that they also gain 3 to 5 pounds.
‘Little’ North Texas Town Encouraging Residents To Get In ShapeThe Town of Little Elm thinks it's too big – and we’re not talking population. To combat the issue, the city is asking residents there to get on the scale.
North Texas Recovery Group Helping Food AddictsA sweet tooth is one thing, but for some people, sweets trigger unstoppable cravings. They call themselves food addicts. This weekend Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is holding a free public information session.
Report: Childhood Obesity Rates Fell In 18 States 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.
Romo Discusses His 'Weighty' Cowboys IssueThe 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.
Redfining Obesity Leads To AwarenessExperts 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.
Overweight CBS Anchor Fights Back Against "Bullying"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.
Study Says Stressed Men Prefer Heavier WomenA 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.
Too Fat To Serve: Military Wages War On ObesityThe 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.
Can Church Make You Fat?New research found that young adults who attend weekly church activities are fifty-percent more likely to be obese by middle age.