From the Huffington Post NEW YORK (AP) -- Obesity is still rising among American adults, despite more than a decade of public-awareness campaigns and other efforts to get people to watch their weight, and women have now overtaken men in the obese category, new government research shows. For the past several years, experts thought the
Bill Couzens, Founder Less Cancer and Senator Bert Johnson outside the Senate Chambers in Lansing, Michigan. Lansing, Michigan October 10, 2013 Lesscancer.org (Next Generation Choices Foundation) was honored in Michigans Senate by Senator Bert Johnson. Below is what Less Cancer Founder Bill Couzens had to say on the floor. Michigan Senate, Lansing Michigan
Chipotle's animated video featuring a scarecrow who is working for a food conglomerate called Crow Foods. The company is run by crows, while the scarecrow exposes the hidden world of chickens injected with hormones and cows kept in pens in the dark. At the end of the video, which can be seen on YouTube, the
by David Katz, M.D. Founding Director, Yale Prevention Research Center Imagine a family -- or for that matter, any number of families -- in which everyone is hungry, thin as a rail, struggling to get enough to eat, and prone to starvation. Imagine the familial skin tautly stretched over protuberant ribs. Now
Neal Barnard, M.D. is President of Physcians Committe for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) Recently, many people have called for healthier school meals. But often overlooked are the real heroes: the school food service providers who, with limited budgets and less-than-ideal nutritional guidelines, are changing things for children. Dozens of schools across the nation—including Los
Pictured here with a Fox News reporter is Suzi Tobias and Dave Toutant leading friends on an epic ride for Lesscancer.org. The cyclists are raising money for cancer prevention education and awareness.
Purdue University study has found that diet sodas may be linked to a number of health problems from obesity to diabetes to heart disease, just like their more sugary counterparts. READ MORE
Andrew M. Seaman of Reuters Health wrote people who report eating the most red and processed meat before being diagnosed with colon cancer are more likely to die during the next eight years, according to a new study. "It's another important reason to follow the guidelines to limit the intake of red and processed meat,"