Good news potheads: aside from the obvious legal implications, there is no reason to put down your bongs--or that full package of double-stuffed Oreos.
Turns out new studies have claimed that marijuana is not only helps with cancer, but has a whole host of other health benefits, as well--including ... More >>
Put down that can of cake icing!
The U.S. annual fat report card was released Tuesday, and according to what it says, Florida will basically be one massive coronary with palm trees come 2030.
According to the report, Florida is on track to hit 58.6 percent in 18 years, which means health-care cost ... More >>
Nevermind his conspiracy theories or the fact that all of his shirts seem to tragically lose their sleeves before their time, did you know larger-than-life rock dude Ted Nugent can also cook? Well, probably, given that Uncle Ted has made no bones about his love of killing and grilling anything that ... More >>
E! Online reports that Fat Actress star Kirstie Alley is being sued in a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed on July 20, 2012 in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleges that would-be dieter Marina Abramyan as named plaintiff for the class action. Basically, the 28-page document states that Alley lo ... More >>
The Daily Show
Hey Jon - put down that pizza!A recent study, entitled F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2011, came out just in time for National French Fry Day. That irony wasn't lost on Jon Stewart.
In his Daily Show monologue, Stewart states that 38 states have an obe ... More >>
He'd be perfect if he were realThe producers of such "high-brow" television fare as Kitchen Nightmares and Celebrity Fit Club have finally realized where to merge their two successful concepts into one big, fat concept of a show - make a show about overweight food-industry work ... More >>
Doctors are trying to conquer the obesity epidemic by focusing on American youth.According to this article courtesy of Reuters and the Huffington Post, a third of American children are eating fast-food meals on any given day. That reportedly amounts to in excess of $110 billion every year on ... More >>
Wrong idea, kid. Low rates of smoking and obesity kept Broward and Palm Beach healthier than most of Florida. Florida falls below the national average in quite a few significant measurements that reflect its quality of life. And healthy residents is one of them. But if you live in Broward or Palm ... More >>
'Cause if you didn't, you're out of luck, bub.Up until yesterday, for about $265, you could order one on Amazon. They work great. Anyone can install one in seconds with a penknife and some packing tape.Actually, the kit contained a scalpel, a syringe, and some other medical-like doodads. And, app ... More >>
The Consumerist via FlickrWe're solidly into the new year, so perhaps you've already tossed aside those overreaching resolutions that were made after a month (months?) of booze-fueled dessert debauchery and nights on the town charged to a credit card with a billion percent interest rate.
But ... More >>
Dr. Sanford Siegal and Matthew Siegal Over the years, we've kept in touch with South Florida doctor Sanford Siegal, inventor of the Cookie Diet phenomenon. When we heard he had released a new cookbook (with surprisingly yummy low-calorie recipes... including chocolate and cheesecake!), we had to ... More >>
Flickr: TobyotterThe obese woman: An endangered Florida speciesThe seventh annual "F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2010" is, first of all, apparently an R as in Real thing. But moreover, the study revealed that Florida's adult obesity rate is 25.1 percent, making us the 36th m ... More >>