Councilman Threatens To Ban Toys From Unhealthy Happy Meals
Good luck, buddy.
Updated: Aug 22, 2014 11:57 AM
Childhood Obesity Rates Dropped Over 40% Nationwide In Last Decade
Somewhere in Bermuda, Michael Bloomberg sips a sugar-free diet cola and laughs.
Updated: Feb 25, 2014 5:13 PM
"Mayor" Christine Quinn Is Coming For Your Happy Meals
The mayoral hopeful announced a regulation that would curb the calories of kids meals at restaurants if she makes it to City Hall.
Updated: Jul 2, 2013 12:34 PM
Study: Breastfeeding Doesn't Prevent Childhood Obesity
A NYC doctor had issues with the study, though!
Updated: Mar 14, 2013 2:46 PM
Fat Kids Are Losing Weight And Nobody Really Knows Why
"It’s been nothing but bad news for 30 years, so the fact that we have any good news is a big story," said Thomas Farley, head of the Department of Health.
Updated: Dec 11, 2012 10:18 AM
Bloomberg Opens New UES Whole Foods, Announces 57 Schools Will Get Salad Bars
Bloomberg said, "Kids love salad bars in schools - I keep hearing that they are often the first choice for lunch."
Updated: Aug 23, 2012 11:56 AM
Brooklyn's Hasidic Schools: No Bikes Allowed
"If you have something that gives kids the feeling that they can go wherever they want . . . farther from their parents and the community, it brings a lot of bad things."
Updated: Jun 10, 2012 3:33 PM
Lawmaker Threatens To Ban Toys From Happy Meals Unless They Become Healthy Meals
In an effort to battle the ongoing war against childhood obesity, Brooklyn assemblyman Felix Ortiz has called for legislation to ban toys from children's meals in large fast-food chains, unless they meet certain nutritional standards
Updated: May 10, 2012 5:16 PM
Are Free Breakfasts In The Classroom Making NYC Kids Fatter?
While gratis bagels and orange juice make it more likely that hungry children will be fed, the Health Department worries the city's Breakfast in the Classroom program is feeding them TOO much.
Updated: Apr 20, 2012 1:12 PM
Video: Anti-Obesity Ads Warn Young Fatties Won't Ever Have Fun
“Being fat takes the fun out of being a kid" is the new "Are you pouring on the pounds?"
Updated: Jan 3, 2012 6:33 PM
Olive Garden & Red Lobster Cut Calories For Michelle Obama
C'mon, get healthy!
Updated: Sep 15, 2011 4:20 PM
New Kids' Diet Book Shows You're Never Too Young For An Eating Disorder
A new children's book, Maggie Goes on a Diet, is causing quite a stir. But to be fair, it's not just the diaper making your butt look big, honey.
Updated: Aug 29, 2011 4:45 PM
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