It might not be surprising, but county health departments in Arizona ranked obesity the top public-health priority, according to a survey in the state's first-ever comprehensive health assessment.In the last 20 years, Arizona's had a 19 percent increase in the amount of people who are obese or overw ... More >>
We Americans may have an international reputation for being fat and loud, but it turns out our neighbors to the south may have even, uh, bigger issues than we do. Mexico recently surpassed the United States in obesity rates, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization with 32.8 ... More >>
www.mywebpower.comThat's one way to look at it...Good news, fatsos: you may now be able to blame your flab on your friends.According to a recent study by researchers at Arizona State University, obesity is socially contagious.
sheknows.com I met Blair River just one time in 2010. As I was sitting down to attempt my first-ever Quadruple Bypass Burger, he was just leaving Heart Attack Grill, his friend having finished two of the meaty monstrosities while he himself had just downed three of the regular Bypass Burger ... More >>
newsgroper.comThe good news: Arizona placed in the top 10 in a national ranking. The bad news: It's a list of the top 10 states with the deadliest eating habits. According to financial news website 24/7 Wall St., Arizona has the ninth-deadliest eating habits in the country, a ranking based on gr ... More >>
www.photobucket.comIf this kid lived in Flagstaff, chances are his parents would be receiving a letter.The Flagstaff Unified School District has received numerous phone calls from angry parents regarding an article in the Arizona Daily Sun, which outlines the district's plan to send letters home ... More >>
Get healthy before packing them on
www.dailydemotivators.comChances are we'll be seeing this in some of Russell Pearce's campaign literature at some point in the near future.Here's some new fuel we'll likely see added to the knuckle-dragging nativists' racist fire: Arizona is home to some of the fattest Hispanics in the country, a ... More >>
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www.demotivateus.comThe idea of fat poor people doesn't seem to make a whole lot of sense. If they're so poor, where do they get the funds to continually grow fatter and fatter?The answer, if you ask interim Health Services Director Will Humble, is Food stamps.
www.photobucket.comThese gals may have a little too much self-esteemA new study conducted by a researcher at Arizona State University, in collaboration with two researchers at European universities, came to a conclusions about the female psyche: Fat women should never look at a female model ... More >>
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