obesity

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

A big part of why children are obese is because of what they eat at school. Listen to the audio player to hear Dr. Collier discuss  how school lunch has an effect on childhood obesity and the difference it would make if it was removed.  RELATED: Effective Diets To Curb Childhood Obesity [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO] RELATED: Ruben Studdard On What […]

It’s not all about how many calories kids consume that is causing obesity. Dr. Collier says what kids eat and how often they eat that also plays a major role. Listen to the audio to hear the most effective diets that curb childhood obesity and promote overall health in kids and teens.  Listen to “The Rickey […]

African-Americans frequently look towards race and economic factors as our biggest challenges, but there are self-inflicted problems that are literally killing us. The recent and untimely deaths of Heavy D and Patrice O’Neal has made the health issues that arise from being overweight very hard to ignore. According to HuffPost, obesity is a “full-blown crisis […]

Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest grocer, joins first lady Michelle Obama in her fight against childhood obesity. Wal-Mart says it will reformulate thousands of products to make them healthier and push its suppliers to do the same. The company plans to reduce sodium and added sugars in some items, build stores in poor areas that don’t […]