obesity

Is Your Pet Overweight?
Do you have an overweight pet? I do! My 7-year-old pug Bear (a.k.a. Fatts), unfortunately, is so overweight that he developed diabetes and gets two shots a day for the rest of his short doggy life. Sad, isn't it?
New Research Shows Being an Only Child May Increase Risk of Obesity
There certainly are some amazing benefits to being an only child, like not having to share your room, not having to share your friends and not having to share your food.
However, a new study suggests that those kids who grow up without a brother or sister might find more benefit in some good old-fash…
Hey Moms, It Could Be Your Fault Your Kid Is Overweight
Childhood obesity is soaring. In fact, about a third of US children are currently overweight or obese — and a new study may reveal one big cause.
Researchers found toddlers who have a poor relationship with their moms could be twice as likely to be obese by the time they turn 15, possibly becau…
Should Fast Food Ads Be Banned From Children’s TV?
The American Academy of Pediatrics wants fast food advertisements to be banned from children's TV programming.  The group of more than 65-thousand physicians believes eliminating junk food commercials could lead to a 17-percent decrease in overweight and obese kids in the U-S.  I…
Are Overweight Women Less Successful? [VIDEO]
Are overweight women less successful than their skinnier friends? The answer is yes according to a recent study.  I can understand how this may be true. I have seen many types of discrimination and weight discrimination is one of them.  The study blames a lack of education, rather tha…