obesity

Goodbye Food Pyramid — Hello MyPlate
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has thrown out the "Food Pyramid", which was designed to show Americans how to choose the most nutritious foods.  In its place, the department has adopted a new approach it calls "MyPlate".
Think You’re Overweight? Your Pets Probably Are Too
Everybody knows millions of Americans are overweight and out of shape, but now comes word that our pets are catching up fast.
According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than half of American pets are overweight or obese...
Sleep More = Lose Weight?
I usually get about 5-6 hours of sleep a  night, which isn't much, but I feel pretty well-rested during the day (though waking up early is a different story...)
However, a new study shows that catching up on Z's could affect your waistline, in a good way. The study also recently applies to childre…