childhood obesity

It’s Fit!Live!Win on NewsOne Now, and we’re taking a look at Camp Fit’s fight against childhood obesity and their holistic approach to encouraging our youth to live…

Remember Doc Shaw from The Disney Channel and Tyler Perry’s “House of Payne?” The child actor is all grown up, and has slimmed down since his…

As we evaluate the impact of President Obama’s job creation efforts, researchers from the University of Michigan are monitoring the effect of Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign against childhood obesity. According to their findings, prevention and treatment are necessary, but more of an emphasis needs to be placed on treatment, especially among minorities. “Effective treatment […]

First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to bring down childhood obesity rates is making headway as several large retailers have agreed to open stores in areas without access to fresh produce and healthy foods. Company executives from Wal-Mart, Walgreens and Supervalu joined the First Lady at the White House for the announcement, which the White House […]

First Lady Michelle Obama has been criticized for ordering a highly caloric meal, at a combined count of 1,700 calories, at a new Shake Shack in Washington D.C. Mrs. Obama, who is the spearhead of the Let’s Move! campaign, geared toward the end to childhood obesity and exercise awareness, has been criticized for ordering a […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Michelle Obama on Tuesday called on corporate food giants such as Coca-Cola, General Mills and Kraft Foods to step up efforts to produce more healthful food and then market that, rather than junk food, to children. Speaking at a meeting of the Grocery Manufacturers Association on Tuesday, Obama said she hopes […]

VIA REUTERS: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alarmed that nearly a third of U.S. children are obese or overweight — and likely to stay that way all their lives — President Barack Obama launched an initiative on Tuesday to roll back the numbers and put his wife in charge of promoting it. Obama signed an executive order […]