Weight Discrimination Growing With Waistlines

Weight Discrimination Growing With Waistlines

  While laws protect against some forms of discrimination, prejudice persists and some forms of discrimination are commonplace, whether people realize it or not. Regardless of race, sexual orientation or religious belief, discrimination based on weight exists in social and workplace settings affecting the ability of overweight people to make friends and get a desired […]

Shockingly Low Percentage of Americans Have ‘Healthy Lifestyle’

Shockingly Low Percentage of Americans Have ‘Healthy Lifestyle’

Stop smoking, exercise regularly, eat healthy and watch the body fat. These and other messages are constantly in the news, on public service announcements, in commercials, mailers from health insurance companies and medical groups, and other locations. Is anyone listening? Studies show very few adults in the U.S. are taking most wellness suggestions seriously, given […]

The Starbucks Sugar Overdose

The Starbucks Sugar Overdose

The sugar content in soft drinks has drawn a lot of criticism and concern, but a new study shows that people who opt for drinks other than black coffee at Starbucks are really overdosing on sugar. In fact, Action on Sugar, a United Kingdom group found that a lot of drinks at the coffee chain’s […]

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