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Fruits and vegetables on sale at a marketplace. (credit: DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Any Diet Works If People Stick To It

Willpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.

09/03/2014

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Study: Children Of Divorce More Likely To Be Overweight

According to a new study, children whose parents are divorced more likely to be overweight than children of parents who stay married.

06/05/2014

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Report: US Obesity Rate Reaches New High

According to a recent study, the obesity rate in the US has reached a new high.

05/22/2014

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Study: Exposure To Fast Food Restaurants Can Lead To Obesity

According to a recent study, exposure to fast food restaurants can lead to obesity; and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 2007 and 2010, adults in the US consumed an average of 11.3 percent of their total daily calories from fast food.

03/15/2014

Study suggests a child's risk for obesity starts much earlier than previously believed. (Getty Images)

Study: Child Obesity Risk Starts Before School Age

Researchers find that “weight fate” is set by age 5.

01/30/2014

A government survey found 44 percent of school districts banned junk food from vending machines last year, up from 30 percent in 2006. (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: 44 Percent Of US School Districts Ban Junk Food Vending Machines

There’s been a big shift in how many school districts take money from soda companies and ban junk food from vending machines, health officials say.

08/27/2013

A recent British study found that men who are put under stress are more likely to be attracted to larger women. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Dear Lorraine, I am Fat!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we had a caller email us because she is overweight and self-conscious about it. We asked the Power Talk listener’s: Would you date an overweight woman? Do you prefer big […]

WAOK-AM–05/09/2013

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Overweight Motorists More Likely To Die In Car Accidents

ATLANTA (WAOK) – Being overweight has its disadvantages, which now includes a greater likelihood of dying in a car accident. A new study by UC-Berkeley says obese people have an 80-percent greater chance of dying […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2013

A recent British study found that men who are put under stress are more likely to be attracted to larger women. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Study: Stress Causes Male Attraction To Overweight Women

Men under stress are more attracted to obese and overweight women than guys in a relaxed state of mind, new research has concluded.

08/14/2012

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Too Much Truth Recap: Black Women Are Fat Because They Want To Be

What a great discussion today!! In a recent article from Eurweb.com, *Alice Randall has written and interesting essay/article for the NY Times on fat black women. Randall notes that FOUR out of five black women […]

WAOK-AM–05/08/2012

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