In a gym at a tiny college in the capital of the most obese state in
the nation, state Rep. John Hines dropped his chest to the floor, let
out an "Aaaarrrrgggh!" and forced through a few final pushups.
Fifty-eight year old Dawn Dawson loves three things in this world, her
daughter, her cats and her morning can of Coca-Cola. “I’ve cut down in
the past three years because of the sugar content, but I still get up
in the morning and have a Coke,” said Dawn. Dawn is not alone in her
addiction to what some health officials call ‘liquid candy’.
Mom's admonishments to eat your fruits and vegetables should still be
heeded, since a new study found that a diet high in fruits, vegetables
and healthful grains may be associated with higher ovarian cancer
Tina Tennyson loved to make raspberry
jam using the fresh fruit she bought at the farmers market in San Jose.
When she recently moved to Sacramento, she hit a stumbling block: the
local market didn't accept food stamps.
Although President Barack Obama's push for a health care overhaul has stalled, conservative lawmakers in about half the states are forging ahead with constitutional amendments to ban government health insurance mandates.