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Obesity (INACTIVE)

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Top Obesity (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • 3,120-calorie entree: Extreme or 'life's simpler pleasures'?

    3,120-calorie entree: Extreme or 'life's simpler pleasures'?
    IHOP has a Country Fried Steak & Eggs combo menu item with 3,720 milligrams of sodium. Johnny Rockets’ Bacon Cheddar Double burger has 50 grams of saturated fat. The Bistro Shrimp Pasta from the Cheesecake Factory has 3,120 calories. Each one is...
  • Utah juice bar charges liberals an extra dollar for a drink

    Utah juice bar charges liberals an extra dollar for a drink
    There are two types of customers at George Burnett’s juice shop in Vernal, Utah. The conservative kind pays $4.95 for a 16-ounce juice or smoothie. But call yourself a liberal? Get ready to shell out an extra dollar. Burnett figures it’s a...
  • Restaurants' hot new demographic: Older diners

    Restaurants' hot new demographic: Older diners
    Past restaurant marketing campaigns have usually featured sexy patrons having a good time with friends or their adorable young families. But according to new research, maybe it’s time food-service companies started focusing more on silver foxes....
  • Newest Girl Scout cookie: Mango Cremes with additive NutriFusion

    Newest Girl Scout cookie: Mango Cremes with additive NutriFusion
    When the Girl Scouts come a-knocking, asking Americans to give up their New Year's resolutions for some tasty cookies, there'll be a new treat on the list: Mango Cremes. But the Oreo-esque, tropical-inspired mini-sandwiches aren't just noticeable for...
  • Coca-Cola takes on obesity issue in prime-time ad campaign

    Coca-Cola takes on obesity issue in prime-time ad campaign
    Coca-Cola, the world’s top beverage company and perennial target for critics of sugary drinks, is taking an unusually public stance on obesity by defending its health initiatives on prime-time television. In a two-minute advertisement set to debut...
  • Film looks at the harm of 'Soul Food Junkies'

    Film looks at the harm of 'Soul Food Junkies'
    You’ve likely heard suggestions for making greens without the pork fat or “fried” chicken in the oven. All well and good, but the connection of “soul food” to African Americans goes way beyond editing recipes, and a new...
  • Confronting a weighty kids' issue

    Confronting a weighty kids' issue
    Childhood obesity expert Dr. Joanna Dolgoff says parents of obese children would rather talk to their kids about anything — even sex or drugs — than weight. But ignoring it could set a child up for a lifetime of health problems and emotional...
  • Shaquille O'Neal to launch 'Luv Shaq' vodka

    Shaquille O'Neal to launch 'Luv Shaq' vodka
    It isn’t enough for Shaquille O’Neal to be one of the NBA greats. It doesn’t suffice that he's dabbled in rap and acting. No, the former Los Angeles Lakers star had to go and start his own brand of vodka. In what is either a stroke...
  • Beyonce is urged to abandon Pepsi endorsement deal

    Beyonce is urged to abandon Pepsi endorsement deal
    Pop star Beyonce Knowles-Carter should make her $50-million endorsement deal with soda maker PepsiCo the best thing she never had, according to a health advocacy group. The Center for Science in the Public Interest is ringing the alarm on the diva&...
  • Promising new treatment for cocaine addiction adds stimulant drugs

    Promising new treatment for cocaine addiction adds stimulant drugs
    Cocaine dependence is a devilishly difficult addiction to break, owing to the drug's unique chemical ability both to reward users and to disrupt their impulse-control mechanisms. But a surprising drug combination may offer an equally clever way to...
  • Having a little less to chew on

     Having a little less to chew on
    I've got two reasons to watch my weight over the next several weeks. First, it's the holiday season, when the national sport is overeating. Second, I've got another knee replacement coming up soon, and the lighter I am going in, the easier the recovery...