COCA COLA STEPS INTO TO THE RING TO HELP FIGHT OBESITY IN AMERICA

It’s a statistic we’ve been hearing far too often — and for far too long. Two-thirds of American adults are either overweight or obese — and the problem is only getting worse. Even Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage company, is now calling obesity “the issue of this generation.” The world’s most valuable brand took the… [Continue Reading]

BLACK WOMEN DON’T WORKOUT BECAUSE OF THEIR HAIR!!!

A friend of mine sent me a link to this article and I had to share it with you. Check it out below. When you know better, you do better. Here now, a new study chronicled in the scientific journal The Daily Mail, which lays bare womankind’s deepest, darkest, shiniest, most volumizing secret: some women… [Continue Reading]

FIGHT WEIGHT GAIN AND HEART DISEASE BY SLEEPING

It’s early monday morning and it’s time to get out there and make the donuts!! The sound of the alarm clock symbolizes the start of another day without sufficient sleep. We all go through it. My mom and dad told me to enjoy sleep as a child because when I grow up, I won’t have the… [Continue Reading]

QSYMIA, NEW DIET DRUG APPROVED BY THE FDA

A new diet drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in July is now available for obese and at-risk overweight patients. The oral medication Qsymia can only be obtained with a doctor’s prescription. Qsymia (pronounced kyoo-SIM-ee-uh) is the second diet drug approved this year. The FDA approved a weight-loss pill called Belviq on… [Continue Reading]

WOW!!! COCA COLA EXECUTIVE SAYS THAT SUGARY DRINKS DO NOT CAUSE OBESITY

Until now, beverage giant Coca-Cola hasn’t put a face to its staunch opposition to last week’s proposal by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to limit to 16 ounces the size of sugary drinks sold at New York restaurants, movie theaters and street carts. But in an exclusive interview, Katie Bayne, Coca-Cola’s 45-year-old president of sparkling beverages in North America,… [Continue Reading]

BLOOMBERG,NYC MAYOR, PLANS TO BAN SUPER SIZE SUAGRY DRINKS: GOOD IDEA OR TOO MUCH GOVERNMENT

New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort yet by the Bloomberg administration to combat rising obesity. The proposed ban would affect virtually the entire menu of popular sugary drinks found in… [Continue Reading]

NO JOKE!!! OBESITY COULD AFFECT 42% OF AMERICANS BY 2030

This is not a joke. USA Today posted this article today. Please take it seriously!! “If nothing is done (about obesity), it’s going to hinder efforts for health care cost containment,” says  Justin Trogdon, a research economist with RTI International, a non-profit research organization in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park.   As of 2010, about… [Continue Reading]