Last month, Self magazine’s website revealed its ranking of the healthiest U.S. cities for women.
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Not one of them has what could be considered a “normal” adult woman’s body, not in this culture—or planet.
It's an oft-quoted statistic that Mississippi is the most obese state and has been for a while. But in the capital city, at least, folks are working together to get ...
Leaner, greener school lunches served under new federal standards are getting mixed grades from students.
Many of my patients ask me to give them a diet. I repeatedly explain to them that there is no magic diet guide written that will change their lives.
Walking into the Highland Village studio, I was greeted by a gaggle of svelte, ponytailed women with the lines of ballet dancers.
Losing weight is simple, right? I bet you have it all figured out. Let's see: Decrease my caloric intake plus exercise more, and I will see results!
To reform Medicare, President Obama would cut payments to service provides, and Mitt Romney would cut payments to future retirees.
About a quarter of the deaths in Mississippi are due to heart disease, according to the 2009 National Vital Statistics Report.
News reports of late have attempted to debunk the existence of "food deserts"—areas of the country where there is no easy availability of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Agua. Wasser. Eau. Voda. Maji. Regardless of what you call it, water serves the same function. Water is a necessary element; regardless of race, gender or age, we all need ...
When he was 9 years old, Andy Till ran a mile in six minutes and ten seconds. His physical-education teacher called his mom and said, "You know; there's something he's ...