Mayor Adams to expand plant-based eating clinic to all five boroughs
The program aims to help New Yorkers manage their chronic diseases through lifestyle changes.
Feb 7, 2:36 PM
New Yorkers Weigh More, Sleep Less, And Watch A Lot More TV
A new study looks at the health of the city as a whole from 2014, and obesity, diabetes, and sleeplessness are on the rise.
Updated: Jul 10, 2018 5:11 PM
Ask A Native New Yorker: Am I Too Fat For This Subway Seat?
This week's question comes from a Queens straphanger with more to love.
Updated: Oct 9, 2015 2:33 PM
Science Says Honey's Not So Good For You After All
One study says it's pretty much the same as high fructose corn syrup.
Updated: Sep 12, 2015 3:45 PM
Noise Pollution Is Making Us Fat, Says Science
Save us from fat cells, Future Mayor Ray Ploshansky!
Updated: May 27, 2015 11:06 AM
John Oliver Skewers Sugar, Just In Time For Halloween
Americans will each eat a Michael Cera-sized amount of sugar each year.
Updated: Oct 27, 2014 11:05 AM
Big Soda Vows To Help Americans Make Better Drink Choices
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper have vowed to help consumers cut the number of calories they consume through beverages by one-fifth over the next decade.
Updated: Sep 24, 2014 2:31 PM
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
New DOH Website Calorie-Shames Your Eating Habits
Now you can see how much sodium goes into your favorite Wendy's chopped salad, and whether or not your Dominos delivery guy is killing you with fatty oil content.
Updated: Nov 16, 2013 4:49 PM
NYC To Offer Prescriptions For Fruits And Vegetables
Prescriptions for fruit and veggies? The City of New York is ready to be your pusherman.
Updated: Jul 23, 2013 5:06 PM
Obama's Kicking All The Junk Food Out Of School Vending Machines
The new snack guidelines are part of the government's "Smart Snacks In School" initiative.
Updated: Jun 29, 2013 1:18 PM
[Update] 350-Pound Brooklyn Man Says He Was Fired For Being Too Fat
According to the complaint, he was given the boot because he "wouldn't fit between the aisles."
Updated: Jun 21, 2013 4:57 PM
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