As far as epidemics go, childhood obesity may inspire more giggles than fear. But unlike SARS or swine flu, (remember that, when we were all gonna die?) it's no joke. Some 20 percent of kids today are fat.Genetics plays a role, but diet and exercise -- or lack thereof -- are usually the twin culprit ... More >>
Looking to drop a dress size but not looking to eat healthfully and exercise? Girl, I've got your back. I possess the secret to getting you back into a pair of skinny jeans (from the kid's department!), without anyone accusing you of Anorexia. The answer? Cleansing! It's spiritually-sanction ... More >>
OWNCast of "Addicted to Food," a reality series that debuted last night on Oprah's TV network.Is Oprah your God? Have you made the move to her new home? OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, has kept us all waiting for the original programming it promised. And though Kidnapped by the Kids may not b ... More >>
Eater NY/FlickrFrank gets frank.Tomorrow night (that's August 19) ex-New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni will come out of several closets in his first network interview, airing on ABC's Nightline (channel 7, locally) at 11:35 p.m. He's flacking his new memoir, Born Round: The Secret ... More >>
Food issues and a bad self-image led our columnist to undergo weight-loss surgery. She's still a mess, but a better-looking one.