sedentary lifestyle

Yeah We’re Fat, But We Still Want Our Junk Food

Posted on 01/4/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthAmericans know that obesity is a health crisis, that junk food is far too prevalent and that we can’t get ourselves off the couch to exercise, but, hey! Don’t you dare try and force us to eat better through government regulation. That’s basically the finding of a new Associated Press poll, which reveals we’re concerned about the country’s growing waistlines, though deeply divided on exactly what — if anything — the government should do about it. Thanks to a multitude …

Sit Happens. Especially In These Sedentary Cities

Posted on 07/7/2011 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIf sitting is the new smoking, as a medical researcher told the Washington Post, then the residents of Lexington, Ky., are in big trouble. Lexington was deemed America’s Most Sedentary City by Men’s Health magazine because so many of its residents spend more time watching cable and playing video games instead of moving around or exercising. By contrast, the city with the fewest couch potatoes was Seattle. To compile a list of the least active and most active cities, Men’s …