obesity

Should Politicians Regulate Our Sugar Habit?

Florida Republican State Senator Ronda Storms is no stranger to controversial legislation.  She’s the mind behind the 2004 sterilize-a-pedophile bill.  In the case of regulating sugar for those on food stamps (who also happen to be the unhealthiest among us),… Read More ›

Who Loses Weight and Keeps It Off?

I have long been a fan of Tara Parker-Pope’s writing, but her recent article, “The Fat Trap,” published in last week’s edition of The New York Times Magazine, was particularly intriguing. In the days since it’s publication, almost every newspaper and magazine… Read More ›

Welcome!

The United States is facing an unprecedented crisis in public health. Americans are more ill than they have ever been in history. Recent studies predict that by 2020, more than 80 percent of American men and more than 70 percent of American… Read More ›