obesity

Parents’ Terror at Physical Activity Guidelines for Kids

Many parents lack the confidence to get their kids to exercise ...

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Marriage Makes You Fat (or College Keeps You Thin?)

People who get married before they earn a degree from a four-year college are about 65 percent more likely to later become obese than people who get married after college...

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Tuck In! Do Plus-Sized Models Promote Obesity?

Plus-sized models in advertising linked to rising obesity rates: Study ...

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Piling it On : Television and Obese Children

Kindergartners and first-graders who watched as little as one hour of television a day were more likely to be overweight or obese ...

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Do You Feel Lucky #2 : Obesity

Some obese people are protected from the adverse metabolic effects of moderate weight gain, whereas others are predisposed to develop these problems...

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How the Internet Loves a Fat Joke

One in every three of the top relevant retweets contains 'fat jokes' or music lyrics which especially stereotype women of certain physiques....

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