March 4, 2014 in Uncategorized
If the Northern Plains had a fat belt, South Dakota would be the buckle, according to a new study by Gallup.While not in the bottom 10 states nationally for obesity, South Dakota — in the middle of the Northern Plains — has an obesity rat…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
October 31, 2013 in Uncategorized
How offended would you be if a neighbor left a note in your childâs Halloween bucket, warning that the child is trending toward obesity?
Probably pretty offended. We would be.
Media outlets in North Dakota are reporting that a woman…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
October 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Josh Grover’s sweet tooth had become a problem. But his body craved sugar and he complied with his soft drink of choice, Mountain Dew.
His daily dose averaged three 20-ounce bottles, loaded with sugar in the form of corn sweetener. Continue Reading
February 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON Goodbye candy bars and sugary cookies. Hello baked chips and diet sodas. Continue Reading
January 14, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald
Coca-Cola became one of the world’s most powerful brands by equating its soft drinks with happiness. Now it’s taking to the airwaves for the first time to address a growing cloud over the industry: obesity. Continue Reading
December 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO When a child has a weight problem, it can be a sensitive subject for medical professionals to broach with his or her parents. Continue Reading
November 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
NEW YORK The nation’s diabetes problem is getting worse, and the biggest jump over 15 years was in Oklahoma, according to a new federal report issued Thursday. Continue Reading
October 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) Childhood obesity in South Dakota rose slightly during the 2011-2012 school year, with more than 15 percent of kids younger than 19 reported as obese.
September 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
To drop unwanted pounds, you have to be ready to make the changes that are needed to lose weight and keep it off, according to a nutritionist at Altru Health System in Grand Forks. And part of that “readiness” is emotional. Continue Reading
September 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
For freshman college students, the combination of being away from home for the first time and newfound freedoms can prompt the piling on of extra weight.