In the News Today

April 11th, 2011-Check out this video about “food addiction” and a new show that tries to help people who are overweight or obese because they struggle with a food addiction.

April 7th, 2011-Today on cnn.com this article appeared talking about how male teens who are overweight and obese have an increased risk of heart disease when they get older. That’s right…watch out boys!

April 5th, 2011-Get this, according to this article 1/3 of young women are willing to trade a year their lives for the perfect body. Would you be willing to do that?

April 5th, 2011-“My hips are too big!”, “No their not, but my arms are way to flabby!”. If this resonates with you then this article about fat talk is one you won’t want to miss!

April 1st, 2011-This is not an April Fool’s Day joke, this is a real article about how the NIH (National Institute of Health) plans to take a more real-world approach when researching obesity.

March 28, 2011-Okay, so I’m a few days late posting this one, but I think that this man’s personal story is incredible. I really admire the way that this person stepped up and took control of his health.

March 25, 2011-This article is for all of the church-going folk who follow this blog. More religious individuals are more likely to be obese. Their words, not mine.

March 23, 2011-This article from CNN talks about how mothers who are themselves obese tend to not recognize when their children have an unhealthy weight.

March 7, 2011-This article from MSNBC gives some great tips for losing weight without losing your sanity (as well as your friends, time and money).

March 3, 2011-This one’s about a man who died after promoting the Phoenix restaurant The Heart Attack Grill.

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