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Better loosen those belts.   CANTON, Ohio — The city of Canton is tipping the scales in a battle of the belly bulge, ranking as the 17th fattest location in America. WalletHub says their fat study “compared 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across 18 key metrics.” The main three factors include: Obesity, health consequences […]

There is absolutely no way around this – losing weight is hard work. Impossible, no. Hard. Yes. But thankfully, there are three things you can…

Bakers at Colozza’s Bakery in Parma have worked since 9 p.m. Monday in preparation for the Fat Tuesday crush of paczki-loving customers. The paczki looks like a donut without a hole but is richer and is filled with jam flavors, anything from lemon to chocolate to custard. READ MORE: NewsNet5.com Article and Picture Courtesy of […]

  *Many “Biggest Loser” fans feel that contestant Rachel Frederickson lost too much weight to win the show this week. And the man who was instrumental in helping her shed all 155 pounds – trainer Dolvett Quince – is weighing in on the controversy. Frederickson shocked viewers, her fellow contestants and the show’s other trainers […]

  CLEVELAND – As you head to the malls to do your holiday shopping, be careful. There’s a lot of damage to be done, and not just to your wallet. Consumer Reports tells us about the dangerous temptations lurking in the food court. Take a Cinnabon Classic. It’s loaded with 880 calories-that’s roughly half of […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – It’s an epidemic that’s crippling the country.  According to a new study, the number of adults 100 lbs or more overweight continues to skyrocket. Recent reports show more than 15 million Americans are severely obese.  That’s double what it was just a decade ago.  And women’s waistlines are growing faster than men’s. The […]

We’ve long known that restaurant meals aren’t a paragon of healthy portion sizes — but a new study shows they may be even worse than we think. A whopping 96 percent of America’s chain restaurant entrees fell outside the range of the USDA’s recommendations for fat, saturated fat and sodium per meal, according to a […]

Susanne Eman will do whatever it takes to become the world’s largest woman. Even if that means eating over 20,000 calories per day. The 32-year-old Arizona mother of two plans on reaching her 1,600+ pound goal by the time she’s 41 or 42, according to the Sun. Despite her enormous intake, her two sons apparently […]

Whether rooted in the old "big boned" theory or a reluctance to work out for beauty sake, researchers say that black women's perception of obesity differs from that of white women. Tiffany L. Cox, and her team from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute in Fargo, ND, and Obesity and Quality of Life Consulting in Durham, NC analyzed data between 2000 and 2010 and found that most obese women are dissatisfied with their quality of life when compared to women of "normal" weight, but black women report a higher quality of life than white women of the same weight.

Written by Kimberley Stakal We can talk all day about “eating in moderation,” but if what we’re eating in moderation consists of various foods that are nothing more than processed, bleached, preserved and sugared ingredients, we might as well just call it what it is: Gradual toxic food poisoning. If your diet consists of little […]

UPDATE: An autopsy performed Friday reported that Hardt died of peritonitis, a severe abdominal inflammation initiated by a bacterial infection in her colon, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. According to the medical examiner’s office, infections from the injections in her face did not cause her death, which was ruled to be natural. **** A south […]