Favorite Restaurant - The OMG Girlz have toured the United States and have dined in the finest restaurants, but Beauty let's us know that the food that she loves the most comes straight from McDonald's.(Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)

Adults Get 11 Percent of Calories From Fast Food

Black and youth people consume more.

The Top 7 Dangers Of Being Overweight

Extra pounds increase your risk of illness.

Being a Little Overweight Can Add More Years to Your Life

The CDC reports says a few extra pounds are OK.

Black Women Battle Obesity With Dialogue, Action

Battling the obesity epidemic in creative ways.
Gabourey Sidibe on being African:   -  “I’m actually African, I’m Senegalese, and so I’m over it. I’m very Americanized and I hated the afro. I liked it for like three days and then I was over it.”(Photo: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for MGM Resorts)

Gabourey Sidibe Happy and Confident With Her Weight

She says "I have to keep going and living my life."
Top States With Highest/Lowest Obesity Rates - The national obesity rate declined slightly to 26.1 percent in 2011, from 26.6 percent in 2010, according to a Gallup poll released Feb. 29. Nationally, West Virginia (35.3), Delaware (32.7) and Mississippi (32.2) were among the top states with the highest obesity rates, while Colorado (18.5), Rhode Island and Utah (both at 21.6 percent) and Massachusetts (22.2 percent) were the top three states with the lowest obesity rates.   (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Stress Linked to Weight Gain in Black Girls and Teens

Study finds that discrimination weighs on their shoulders.
healthy eating, health

Philadelphia Public Schools Slash Obesity Rates by 5 Percent

Philly kids have healthier food options.
Write Down How You Feel

Wanna Lose Weight? Keep a Food Journal

Follow these tips and pounds may be shed.
Choking Is a Real Problem for Kids

Weighty Issue: African-American Moms Look Over Overweight Kids

Not recognizing a child is overweight can be damaging later.
FDA Delays Decision on Weight Loss Pill

Can Addressing Obesity Help Black Women With Breast Cancer?

Obese women more often see progression of cancer.
Woman Looking in the Mirror

Commentary: Why Is Obesity Not Getting Black Women Down?

Research shows overweight Black women love their curves.