obesity

There are people who are suing soda makers because they say that their ‘diet’ sodas made them obese.  The soft drink lovers are suing Coca-Cola, Dr Pepper Snapple and PepsiCo because they claim that the aspertame in their diet beverages made them gain instead of lose weight. They say that the companies market these sodas […]

New Jersey resident Errol Narvaez was mortified after he was removed from a United Airlines flight due to his weight.

Dr. Jennifer Caudle explained on NewsOne Now that many African-Americans don't realize how important sleep is and many of us take it for granted. According to Caudle, the average American should get seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Unfortunately, the majority of the American populace does not reach this mark.

A.D. Dolphin joined guest host Jeff Johnson on NewsOne Now for this week's installment of Fit!Live!Win! to share how the Dherbs 20-Day Cleanse can help transform your life by naturally cleansing and detoxifying the body to aid in necessary weight release, enhancing the immune system, and increasing your energy levels.

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge delivers this week’s CBC Message To America focusing on the plight of children in this country. Fudge explained to viewers that parents, teachers, students and community activists tell her the same thing -- “children across this country need our help.”

Hundreds of people lost their lives in Saudi Arabia Wednesday during a stampede near the city of Mecca. Nearly two million people are in the city…

Former President Jimmy Carter recently revealed he was diagnosed with cancer. Doctors discovered the cancer after he had a mass removed

I’m proud of actor Quinton Aaron for making a personal pledge to lose weight after he was kicked off a US Airways flight for taking…

In the United States, fat-shaming and fat-phobia are as American as apple pie. While the Black community is more likely to embrace obesity as curvy, that…

Remember Doc Shaw from The Disney Channel and Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne?” The child actor is all grown up, and has slimmed down since his…

A new study shows that more than half of Ohio’s population will be obese in 20 years. The trust for America’s health says the obesity rate is currently 30% and rising. This places Ohio 13th in the country, followed by Kentucky at 14. Click here to read more. Recent Stories: Cincinnati Police Changes Taser Policy […]

Yesterday Alice Randall, a journalist, wrote a story for the New York Times entitled Black Women and Fat.  I’m going to confess- I dismissed this article before  I even read it. I dismissed this article because I’m sick and tired of negatively titled, negatively written, stereotypically written articles about black women.  Yes, even when they’re written by […]