healthier kids is the goal. "If we could just teach them what's going to happen in the future by eating the wrong things: diabetes, overweight ," Weaver said. Copyright 2014 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.
on blood glucose levels, just being a little bit overweight can be a risk factor, if you have family history ..... main warning sign or risk factor would be being overweight or being obese . If your BMI is 25 or higher, then you're definitely
Alliance to teach step dancing to Metro middle school children. The grant money came from the state as part of a program to fight obesity and diabetes. Dr. Bill Paul, who heads the Metro Health Department, agreed that oversight was lacking. "I feel like it
appropriate forum to find solutions to creating healthier lifestyles. Tennessee currently ranks among the highest in the nation for obesity , diabetes, stroke and heart disease. The news conference coincides with "Ag Day on the Hill," an annual legislative event
Several of the dogs are pregnant, and none is spayed or neutered. Some have hair loss due to fleas or mange, and some are obese . The High Forest Humane Society is desperately looking for people who can help foster the animals. If you can help, call
There's sad new to pass along about a cuddly Nashville celebrity cat. Buddha, the 31-pound cat that became a media sensation earlier this year in his quest to lose weight, has died.
It's no secret that obesity is a big problem in Tennessee, especially among children. Now, the governor has created a new campaign to change that, and
you need to follow the rule, too, and go brush your teeth after the sugar binge. Another issue worth noting is childhood obesity . This may be a good time to talk with your kids about moderation and mention how sweets are OK from time to time if they balance
Channel 4's Healthy 4 Life Expo. He sat down with us to discuss a number of health issues in Tennessee, including childhood obesity , and also ways parents can better connect with their kids. "If you grow up eating burgers and fries and a large soda, that