House Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is “unacceptable.”
A San Francisco company has created a cup that knows what’s poured into it.
Bay Area kids who have found themselves tipping the scales have been referred to a special six-week summer camp to lose weight.
The number for calories will be getting bigger, and a new category for added sugars will be included on the “Nutrition Facts” labels that appear on most food packages.
Diabetes is not a problem that just impacts humans. It’s becoming more common in the domesticated animal world, too.
Spending time on Facebook could leave users with an increased waistline, and decreased self-control, according to a new study.
Santa Clara County’s Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to approve the strictest nutrition standards in the country.
The LipoSonix System is a method of non-invasive waist circumference reduction. It uses special technology called HIFU (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) to kill fat cells that lie one to two centimeters below the skin’s surface.
The Coast Guard has been boarding ferries, tour boats and other vessels around the Bay Area to make sure they’re in compliance with new federal capacity restrictions which are based on the country’s increasingly heavier population.
San Pablo City Council members heard findings during their meeting Monday night from health authorities highlighting the growing problem of obesity throughout Contra Costa County.