Study results: Sugary Sports Drinks Plentiful at U.S. Schools

Study results: Sugary Sports Drinks Plentiful at U.S. Schools

Fewer stock soda, but fruit beverages, Gatorade-like drinks are widely available. MONDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) — Although fewer middle and high schools in the United States make sugary sodas available to students today, other sweet beverages, particularly sports drinks, are still widelyRead more
Death of king sized candy bars

Death of king sized candy bars

I am sure that you have heard the news by now – The Mars Corporation will no longer make king-sized versions of their candy bars and the company has decided to reduce the size of their standard candy bar . There are two interesting aspects about this move: This decision subtly closes theRead more
Is breastfeeding the link to preventing childhood obesity?

Is breastfeeding the link to preventing childhood obesity?

Side note: For some reason, I have been confessing a lot on this blog lol. I am a proud mother of a 4-year old. She is happy, healthy, silly, inquisitive and the most precious aspect of my world. I “loves” her dearly. But, what you may not know (especially since I am such a public [...]Read more
Miami & Spring Break: Obesity epidemic cure

Miami & Spring Break: Obesity epidemic cure

Ladies and gentlemen, I divert from your regularly scheduled health programming to bring you this very important PSA. Consider it my community service for today. Read on. Please. I recently returned from a wonderful visit to Miami and, unbeknownst to me, it was the same week of spring break inRead more

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Bob Harper’s favorite low-cal meals

Bob Harper’s favorite low-cal meals

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Sign-Up Figures Trigger New Round Of Health Law Political Spin

Sign-Up Figures Trigger New Round Of Health Law Political Spin

President Barack Obama uses the new enrollment numbers to urge Democrats to be proud of the health law and call on Republicans to back off in their push to repeal the
The cancer I beat came back

The cancer I beat came back

Editor’s note: CNN first covered Kezia Fitzgerald’s fight against Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2011. Her daughter Saoirse passed away later that year. In March,