Obesity Photos on Townhall

  •  - To match Special Report USA-FOODLOBBY/

    To match Special Report USA-FOODLOBBY/

    Posted: 4/27/2012 6:37:44 AM EST
    First lady Michelle Obama plays flag football with children and former NFL players and coaches during her "Let's Move" campaign to fight childhood obesity in New Orleans in this file photo taken September 8, 2010. The first lady, who once urged the food industry to "step it up" to make healthier products for kids, is now focusing on exercise as a means of reducing childhood obesity. Picture taken September 8, 2010. To match Special Report USA-FOODLOBBY/ REUTERS/Cheryl Gerber/Files (UNITED STATES EDUCATION - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY HEALTH BUSINESS)
  •  - To match Analysis HEALTH-OBESITY/FDA

    To match Analysis HEALTH-OBESITY/FDA

    Posted: 2/28/2012 3:12:41 PM EST
    A man walks past the New York Stock Exchange after trading hours in New York in this August 17, 2009 file photo. U.S. drug regulators may have a hard time stopping millions of overweight Americans from taking a new obesity drug that many are likely to view as a miracle pill for slimming waistlines, despite its safety risks and potentially short-term effects. To match Analysis HEALTH-OBESITY/FDA REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: DRUGS SOCIETY HEALTH)
  •  - To match Analysis HEALTH-OBESITY/FDA

    To match Analysis HEALTH-OBESITY/FDA

    Posted: 2/28/2012 3:10:49 PM EST
    A competitor prepares to go in front of judges at a casting call for the second season of the reality television programme "Dance Your Ass Off", during which overweight or obese contestants hope to lose weight by dancing, in New York in this December 18, 2009 file photo. U.S. drug regulators may have a hard time stopping millions of overweight Americans from taking a new obesity drug that many are likely to view as a miracle pill for slimming waistlines, despite its safety risks and potentially short-term effects. To match Analysis HEALTH-OBESITY/FDA REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: DRUGS SOCIETY HEALTH)
  •  - To match Analysis HEALTH-OBESITY/FDA

    To match Analysis HEALTH-OBESITY/FDA

    Posted: 2/28/2012 3:09:08 PM EST
    A woman walks along the boardwalk while leaving the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York in this September 4, 2007 file photo. U.S. drug regulators may have a hard time stopping millions of overweight Americans from taking a new obesity drug that many are likely to view as a miracle pill for slimming waistlines, despite its safety risks and potentially short-term effects. To match Analysis HEALTH-OBESITY/FDA REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: DRUGS SOCIETY HEALTH)
  •  - Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa takes to the podium before First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa takes to the podium before First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks

    Posted: 2/1/2012 2:24:44 PM EST
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa takes to the podium before First Lady Michelle Obama (L) speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks Fund, a $264 million public-private financing fund that invests in bringing grocery stores and other forms of healthy food retailers to underserved communities in Inglewood, California February 1, 2012. The California FreshWorks Fund has committed $20 million in financing to Northgate for its first three projects. The first lady is on a two-day visit to Southern California and talking about her "Let's Move!" initiative, which began two years ago to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation. REUTERS/David McNew (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - First Lady Michelle Obama walks past shelves of produce as she arrives to speak at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks Fund, a $264

    First Lady Michelle Obama walks past shelves of produce as she arrives to speak at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks Fund, a $264

    Posted: 2/1/2012 2:21:45 PM EST
    First Lady Michelle Obama walks past shelves of produce as she arrives to speak at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks Fund, a $264 million public-private financing fund that invests in bringing grocery stores and other forms of healthy food retailers to underserved communities in Inglewood, California February 1, 2012. The California FreshWorks Fund has committed $20 million in financing to Northgate for its first three projects. The first lady is on a two-day visit to Southern California and talking about her "Let's Move!" initiative, which began two years ago to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation. REUTERS/David McNew (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama talks with guests after she spoke at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama talks with guests after she spoke at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    Posted: 2/1/2012 1:42:34 PM EST
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama talks with guests after she spoke at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks Fund, a $264 million public-private financing fund that invests in bringing grocery stores and other forms of healthy food retailers to underserved communities in Inglewood, California February 1, 2012. The California FreshWorks Fund has committed $20 million in financing to Northgate for its first three projects. The first lady is on a two-day visit to Southern California and talking about her "Let's Move!" initiative, which began two years ago to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation. REUTERS/David McNew (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - U.S. first lady Obama speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    U.S. first lady Obama speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    Posted: 2/1/2012 1:41:04 PM EST
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks Fund, a $264 million public-private financing fund that invests in bringing grocery stores and other forms of healthy food retailers to underserved communities in Inglewood, California February 1, 2012. The California FreshWorks Fund has committed $20 million in financing to Northgate for its first three projects. The first lady is on a two-day visit to Southern California and talking about her "Let's Move!" initiative, which began two years ago to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation. REUTERS/David McNew (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is hugged by a guest after she spoke at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is hugged by a guest after she spoke at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    Posted: 2/1/2012 1:39:29 PM EST
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is hugged by a guest after she spoke at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks Fund, a $264 million public-private financing fund that invests in bringing grocery stores and other forms of healthy food retailers to underserved communities in Inglewood, California February 1, 2012. The California FreshWorks Fund has committed $20 million in financing to Northgate for its first three projects. The first lady is on a two-day visit to Southern California and talking about her "Let's Move!" initiative, which began two years ago to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation. REUTERS/David McNew (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama waits to speak at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama waits to speak at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    Posted: 2/1/2012 1:36:31 PM EST
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama waits to speak at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks Fund, a $264 million public-private financing fund that invests in bringing grocery stores and other forms of healthy food retailers to underserved communities in Inglewood, California February 1, 2012. The California FreshWorks Fund has committed $20 million in financing to Northgate for its first three projects. The first lady is on a two-day visit to Southern California and talking about her "Let's Move!" initiative, which began two years ago to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation. REUTERS/David McNew (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    Posted: 2/1/2012 1:27:57 PM EST
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks Fund, a $264 million public-private financing fund that invests in bringing grocery stores and other forms of healthy food retailers to underserved communities in Inglewood, California February 1, 2012. The California FreshWorks Fund has committed $20 million in financing to Northgate for its first three projects. The first lady is on a two-day visit to Southern California and talking about her "Let's Move!" initiative, which began two years ago to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation. REUTERS/David McNew (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - U.S. first lady Obama and Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa talk before she speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    U.S. first lady Obama and Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa talk before she speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    Posted: 2/1/2012 1:26:11 PM EST
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (L) talk before she speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks Fund, a $264 million public-private financing fund that invests in bringing grocery stores and other forms of healthy food retailers to underserved communities in Inglewood, California February 1, 2012. The California FreshWorks Fund has committed $20 million in financing to Northgate for its first three projects. The first lady is on a two-day visit to Southern California and talking about her "Let's Move!" initiative, which began two years ago to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation. REUTERS/David McNew (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood

    Posted: 2/1/2012 1:24:00 PM EST
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market, as Inglewood Mayor Butts (L) and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (R) look on, to highlight progress of the California FreshWorks Fund, a $264 million public-private financing fund that invests in bringing grocery stores and other forms of healthy food retailers to underserved communities in Inglewood, California February 1, 2012. The California FreshWorks Fund has committed $20 million in financing to Northgate for its first three projects. The first lady is on a two-day visit to Southern California and talking about her "Let's Move!" initiative, which began two years ago to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation. REUTERS/David McNew (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
  •  - Publicity photo of Alison Sweeney and pet Boston Terrier "Winky"

    Publicity photo of Alison Sweeney and pet Boston Terrier "Winky"

    Posted: 1/31/2012 3:24:02 PM EST
    Television personality Alison Sweeney poses with her Boston Terrier "Winky" in this publicity photo released to Reuters January 31, 2012. Sweeney became aware of pet obesity when she took Winky, to the vet and was told her pooch could stand to lose a few pounds. REUTERS/Handout
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    Posted: 1/17/2012 3:20:49 PM EST
    FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009 file photo, a 15-year-old girl has her sensor checked before starting a series of physical activities at a University of Southern California lab in Alhambra, Calif. A cell phone for gathering the data is attached to a belt on her hip. America's obesity epidemic is proving to be as stubborn as those maddening love handles, and shows no sign of reversing course. More than one-third of adults and almost 17 percent of children were obese in 2009-10, echoing results since 2003, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Tuesday, Jan, 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Kim Johnson Flodin)
  •  - An advertisement to fight obesity created on behalf of the New York City Department of Health

    An advertisement to fight obesity created on behalf of the New York City Department of Health

    Posted: 1/11/2012 10:14:58 AM EST
    An advertisement to fight obesity created on behalf of the New York City Department of Health is shown in this undated handout. The disturbing image of an amputee sitting near cups of soda has been plastered in city subways, part of a series of ads aimed at shocking people out of dietary habits that can lead to obesity. REUTERS/New York City Department of Health/Handout (UNITED STATES - Tags: MEDIA HEALTH) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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    Posted: 12/19/2011 2:05:47 PM EST
    This screen shot image made on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, shows Healthywage.com. Healthywage.com is one of at least a dozen diet betting sites to emerge after "The Biggest Loser" went on the air and the nation's obesity epidemic settled in. (AP Photo/Healthywage.com)
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    Posted: 11/1/2011 10:20:47 AM EST
    FILE - In this May 20, 2011 file photo, White House chefs, from left, executive chef Chriseta Comerford, Adam Collick, and Susie Morrison, prepare salads in the kitchen of the White House in Washington. While the first lady's campaign to lower childhood obesity rates will need time to produce results, if ever, the White House is one place where her message about eating balanced meals and getting more exercise is not only resonating, but showing results, too. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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    Posted: 11/1/2011 10:20:47 AM EST
    FILE - In this May 20, 2011 file photo, White House chefs, from left, Susie Morrison, executive chef Chriseta Comerford and Adam Collick, taste the salads they prepared in the kitchen of the White House in Washington. While the first lady's campaign to lower childhood obesity rates will need time to produce results, if ever, the White House is one place where her message about eating balanced meals and getting more exercise is not only resonating, but showing results, too. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
  •  - Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo Inc. Nooyi speaks at the 2009 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills

    Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo Inc. Nooyi speaks at the 2009 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills

    Posted: 10/17/2011 1:59:39 PM EST
    Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo Inc. Indra Nooyi speaks at a panel discussion "Wellness in the Workplace: Obesity and Other Bottom-Line Issues" at the 2009 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills,California April 27, 2009. REUTERS/Fred Prouser