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  • California kids drinking less soda, but consumption among teens is up

    California kids drinking less soda, but consumption among teens is up
    California kids under 12 are drinking fewer sodas and sports drinks than they were a few years ago, but more teenagers are downing at least one sugar-sweetened beverage a day than in 2005 to 2007, according to a report Thursday. Forty-one percent of...
  • Billy Crystal's storytelling trumps kvetching in 'Still Foolin' 'Em'

    Billy Crystal's storytelling trumps kvetching in 'Still Foolin' 'Em'
    Is Billy Crystal's new memoir funny? Well, he gets sucker-punched by a white-haired Joe DiMaggio. He gets cussed out by Charles Bronson for sending him the screenplay to "City Slickers." "I'm dead on page sixty four!" Bronson yells. (Jack Palance took...
  • Jennifer Lawrence on being called 'fat' and a 'stuttering idiot'

    Jennifer Lawrence on being called 'fat' and a 'stuttering idiot'
    Jennifer Lawrence is putting her haters on blast, though she isn't naming names. In a cover story in the November issue of Harper's Bazaar UK, the young Oscar-winner talks about the negative feedback she's already received during her short career,...
  • Some good news about teen obesity rates

    Some good news about teen obesity rates
    It's little more than a glimmer of hope, but a comprehensive new report suggests that a trend toward healthier habits may have halted the rise of obesity among the nation's teens. In 2009 and 2010, American adolescents exercised more, watched less TV,...
  • Abercrombie & Fitch CEO's ugly quest for attractive 'cool kids'

    Abercrombie & Fitch CEO's ugly quest for attractive 'cool kids'
    This week, a suburban Washington, D.C.-area mom packed up her three daughters’ Abercrombie & Fitch clothes and returned them to the firm’s chief executive, Mike Jeffries, with a note explaining that she wouldn’t be letting her kids...
  • When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard

    When it comes to weight loss, bad habits die hard
    On a recent doctor's visit, a compelling health video was looping in the reception room. It incorporated many of the accepted rules for achieving a healthy weight. The motivational video, tailored to the doctor's clientele, illustrated simple ways to...
  • Chubby Dubai citizens worth their (lost) weight in gold

    Chubby Dubai citizens worth their (lost) weight in gold
    The flowing robes and abayas shrouding the people of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates can’t hide the truth of a federation-wide weight problem. So the city of Dubai, famous for its opulent shopping centers and towering skyscrapers in the desert,...
  • The family on 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' is the real deal

    The family on 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' is the real deal
    Last year, TLC invited America into the railroad-track adjacent three bedroom-one bath home of 7-year-old Alana Thompson, her mother June, her father Sugar Bear and her three teenage half-sisters located in McIntyre, Ga., population 642. As audiences...
  • For black women, weight maintenance may be the best goal

    For black women, weight maintenance may be the best goal
    News flash: Some overweight and obese women work harder to get healthy when they're not ordered to lose weight, but told their current body shape is fine and that maintaining it is an acceptable goal. The women on whom this approach has most recently...
  • Fitness instructor Tracy Anderson says the exercise habit requires focus

    Fitness instructor Tracy Anderson says the exercise habit requires focus
    Tracy Anderson added to her fitness empire of studios, workout DVDs and other products when she and her business partner, Gwyneth Paltrow, opened the serene, members-only Tracy Anderson Studio in Brentwood in April. Anderson, one of the best-known fitness...
  • High-carb meals pique cravings for more, study says

    High-carb meals pique cravings for more, study says
    Tucking into a breakfast of buttermilk pancakes and maple syrup, or a great bowl of white pasta for lunch, not only sends your blood sugar soaring--and then, suddenly, plummeting. Four hours after you've put down your fork, such a meal makes you...