250 is the new 200. Americans are getting fatter, and we seem to be accepting our new girth as OK, according to a new poll. Related: Should We Be Concerted About Obesity in Kindergarteners Related: Ohio Boy Removed From Home for Being Too Chubby
We never used to think of chubby kids as being anything other than adorable, but researchers are now more concerned about children’s eating habits now that more Americans are being considered obese. According to a new study, 40 percent of American children enter kindergarten with a body mass index (B…
I guess it's great to have goals, but this one could be fatal. Mother of two Susanne Eman is on a mission to be the fattest woman in the world, and she is well on her way at 728lbs. Susan is only at the half way mark of her 1600lb goal. Meet Susanne and get the rest of the story after the jump.
It looks like we're still getting fatter. An annual obesity report explored the issue state by state over the past 20 years and found that all but one state had an obesity rate of more than 20%. Michigan's adult obesity rate climbed to 30.5% and remains among the highest in the country.
The latest news on our local health is not good. A recent study by the Wisconsin Population Health Institute ranked all 82 counties in Michigan on several lifestyle and environmental factors and Genesee county ranked