Texas Agriculture Commissioner 10-25-15Brien Straw and Paul Gallant are joined by Sid Miller, the Texas Agriculture Commissioner, to discuss his idea of Farm Fresh Fridays, an initiative to fight childhood obesity in Texas. They also get into some of the challenges that they face in getting fresher foods to kids in schools.
Study: Parents Often Put Food Pressure On Their KidsA new study finds parents may be unaware of how their food choices affect their kids.
Study: More Than A Third Of American Pastors ObeseLack of money and time faced by many church leaders can lead to stresses that contribute to obesity.
Study: More Than Half Of Poison Control Calls Regarding Energy Drinks Involve Children 6 Or YoungerThere’s a growing concern that high-caffeine energy drinks are making their way into the wrong hands.
Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack MoreCould action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.
Study: Any Diet Works If People Stick To ItWillpower is the key to weight loss, say researchers.
Study: Women Entering Pregnancy In Poor Health Less Likely To BreastfeedMore women in the United States are choosing to breastfeed their kids. But new research from the University of Minnesota is shedding some light on the overall health of pregnant women.
New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases IncreasingDoctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.
Study Finds Obesity Can Have Negative Effect On Young Breast Cancer PatientsA new study says obesity can have a negative effect on young breast cancer patients.
Study: One Out Of Three Children Have High Cholesterol According to a recent study, one out of every three children between the ages of nine and 11 have borderline or high cholesterol.
Study: Obesity Surgery In Younger Patients Could Reverse Cardiac ProblemsResearchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.
Tips For Keeping Your Kids Active From Houston Fitness ProfessionalsHow can you beat the cold and keep your kids healthy? A team of Houston fitness physical education teachers has come together to craft the following local suggestions.