What’s your excuse for being a land whale? I’m 80 lbs overweight

What's your excuse for being a land whale?  I'm 80 lbs overweight

I’m currently a land whale.  I’m 80lbs over, my bmi is 32.6. I’m looking hard for an excuse why people don’t work out.  Still looking.  I found an easier way.  Play my game.  Vegetable Pick, eat more vegetables and make love once a day.  Try that for a week and report back.   Like this:Like …

Americans fatter than ever, obesity officially called a ‘disease’

Americans fatter than ever, obesity officially called a 'disease'

US obesity rates have reached a record high, and physicians have officially classified it as a “disease”, which will likely change the way doctors and health insurance providers treat the 28.9 percent of American adults who are severely overweight. Obesity in the US has reached a new high, continuing a 15-year streak in which the …

Consumption of artificially and sugar-sweetened beverages and incident type 2 diabete

http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/early/2013/01/30/ajcn.112.050997 Background: It has been extensively shown, mainly in US populations, that sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D), but less is known about the effects of artificially sweetened beverages (ASBs). Objective: We evaluated the association between self-reported SSB, ASB, and 100% fruit juice consumption and T2D risk over 14 y …