New medical guidelines encourage doctors to talk to patients about their weight to promote health and wellness. How can doctors have crucial conversations about this sensitive subject without offending patients?
Maria Kang, fitness junkie and mom of three, continues to ignite controversy across the web, with Facebook posts that suggest there’s no excuse for not working out and that obese people should be judged, not supported.
The art of the homemade meal is slowly vanishing, but getting more people to cook for themselves just might be the key to solving America’s obesity crisis. One company is hell-bent on making that happen.
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According to new research, people who feel judged based on their weight are at greater risk of becoming obese. These findings suggest that obesity, like any medical issue, has a lot to do with our psychological and emotional health.
Bloomberg has tackled New Yorkers’ health and fitness one step at a time. His latest mission is to promote the use of stairs in order to ensure that people make physical activity a regular part of their daily routines.
A new report spearheaded by Nike and 70 other organizations suggests inactivity could shorten the lifespan of the world's children. Read on to see how they plan to fight the trend before it's too late — and how you can help.
Coca-Cola recently launched the "Work it Out" online calorie calculator, which shows how much activity will burn off a soda. Is the beverage giant's new campaign a step in the right direction? Greatist's Chief Research Officer weighs in.