It seems that now we, the passengers, are going to be treated as cargo. Some airlines are going to require that you tell them how much you weigh before you can buy a ticket. Your ticket price will be determined by how big you are.
The question, What is America's favorite beverage? Let's take a look at our choices. You are in need of a cool refreshing drink to quench the thirst of a dry throat. The choice is yours, what do you reach for?
These days, over 60 percent of American adults are classified as overweight or obese.
Since the majority of Americans are currently packing on extra pounds, does that make it okay to make negative remarks about a person’s weight?
It’s no secret that a sedentary lifestyle promotes obesity, but a new study by the Milken Institute in California confirms the negative impact of TVs and computers while adding a frightening statistic — for every 10 percent increase a country spends on technology, that country’s obesity rate climbs.
Much ink has been spilled about studies detailing the health risks associated with being overweight.
And while there is no doubt that severe obesity can lead to a litany of medical problems, a new study suggests that moderately overweight people are still pretty healthy. So, what’s the skinny on this phenomenon?
If you’re one of the millions of Americans who struggle with obesity, part of the problem may lie in where you grocery shop. A new study found people who frequent lower-cost supermarkets tend to be heavier than those who shop at pricier stores.