Whether classified as a disease or a disorder, obesity is a leading cause of premature deaths in this country.
BMI and waist size are used to calculate disease risk
Unhealthy eating is linked to emotional problems
Knowing how to read nutrition facts labels can help identify unhealthy foods and beverages.
Obesity is not merely a cosmetic issue. Excess weight increases the risk of many diseases:
Daily exercise is a prescription to reduce stress and anxiety.
Growing portion sizes are changing what Americans think of as a "normal" portion, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Foods high in protein are not only healthy, they tend to be more filling and keep you full longer.
A mobile farmers market brings healthy food to low-income communities