Obesity

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 […]

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.

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.”

Dr. Draion M. Burch, DO (Dr. Drai) – a highly respected, board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist – is a nationally-recognized author, speaker, consultant, and go-to media…

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

Did you know that there are different types of body fat? According to a new study published in the journal Diabetes, people with higher levels…

The issue of blacks and weight management continues to be a problematic topic. Studies say that four out of five black women are overweight or…

According to the CDC, in 2011, African Americans were 1.5 times as likely to be obese as Non- Hispanic Whites. In particular, African American women…

If every one of Dr. Ian Smith’s diets is revolutionary, he told the Tom Joyner Morning Show it’s because he never gives up. Smith is…

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…

Michelle Obama has a new focus for her anti-childhood obesity campaign and it involves pulling out your apron and cookbook! During a recent speech at…