obesity

New Jersey resident Errol Narvaez was mortified after he was removed from a United Airlines flight due to his weight.

The USDA says most Americans don’t enough roughage and are at high risk for preventable chronic illnesses.

According to reports, a suicide was committed near the U.S. Capitol building’s West Front on Saturday, causing authorities to place it on lockdown. After shots…

Did you know that there are different types of body fat? According to a new study published in the journal Diabetes, people with higher levels…

The issue of blacks and weight management continues to be a problematic topic. Studies say that four out of five black women are overweight or…

According to the CDC, in 2011, African Americans were 1.5 times as likely to be obese as Non- Hispanic Whites. In particular, African American women…

In the United States, fat-shaming and fat-phobia are as American as apple pie. While the Black community is more likely to embrace obesity as curvy, that…

Yes, you read correctly the First Lady Michelle Obama is set to drop her first Hip-Hop album to help fight childhood obesity. Mrs. Obama is no stranger from her use of music to help spread a message. She is using music again along with some of hip-hop’s finest for her “Let’s Move” program. The album […]

On Thursday (9/13) the New York City Health Department became the first in the nation to ban the sale of sugared beverages larger than 16…

African-Americans frequently look towards race and economic factors as our biggest challenges, but there are self-inflicted problems that are literally killing us. The recent and untimely deaths of Heavy D and Patrice O’Neal has made the health issues that arise from being overweight very hard to ignore. According to HuffPost, obesity is a “full-blown crisis […]

VIA: healthnews.com I think we have all long known what John Gray put down in words in his bestseller, Men Are from Mars, Women Are…