A 20-year scientific study has concluded that both humans and animals are getting fatter all across America. The reason is not the fatty food: even lab animals that live under strict control diets have been gaining 35 percent per decade. The scary thing is that scientists think that there may be "some widely shared…
Here's a mystery: Our great nation's many millions of very poor children are not quite as overweight as they used to be, very recently. Is this because of nutrition programs aimed at getting kids to eat a healthier diet, whether at school or home or the McDonald's drive-thru, or is it something more sinister?
This looks like a very healthy breakfast: four pancakes serving as a kind of giant sandwich with cookies inside, covered in brown corn-syrup sauce and a brownish whipped cream. If you've been trying to get fat but haven't found the right foods, try anything at IHOP, but especially this dish.
In addition to just generally being good for you, as noted previously, slimming down to a healthy weight can improve your memory and increase brain activity.
Today marks the arrival of two new prescription drugs designed to help Americans lose weight. For hundreds of dollars per month, clinically obese Americans will be able to purchase cutting-edge chemistry that is less effective than just taking long walks sometimes.
Government-run anti-obesity program First 5 is running a campaign asking kids not to abuse juices and soft drinks with sugar in them, even if they are labeled as "less sugar." Unfortunately, to do that they fattened a stock photo of a girl (left) using Photoshop in the most horrible and sloppiest way possible (right).