Monthly Archives: February 2011

Walmart continues to fight hunger

Recently, I wrote about Walmart’s efforts to fight hunger by making large donations to local anti-hunger agencies. The excellent news is that funds are being distributed already.  $100,000 was provided to two organizations in Charleston, SC. This is particularly timely, … Continue reading

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Endobarrier alternative to gastric bypass

I don’t know anything about this, but wanted to make a quick note. I don’t endorse surgical weight loss of any kind unless it is medically indicated for a health condition. I don’t debate its efficacy or safety, it is … Continue reading

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What if your interest rate was tied to your weight loss?

Long gone are the days of getting a toaster with a new bank account. Now, in South Korea, one bank will give you control over your interest rate based on your achievement of your weight-loss goals. Hana Bank has introduced … Continue reading

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Campbell Soup to fight hunger and obesity directly

The country’s most well known soup manufacturer is going to address the nutritional and health needs of their closest and neediest customers. The company recently announced that they will be committing $10 million towards fighting hunger and obesity near their … Continue reading

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Something to think about this Valentine’s Day

We all know what the traditional Valentine’s Day gifts are. Overpriced roses, half your body weight in a heart shaped box of chocolates, those little heart candies with writing on them that actually taste terrible, etc. Valentine’s Day is possibly … Continue reading

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Fight Hunger for Valentine’s Day Flowers Discount

Embark Flowers, a Houston Florist, is joining in on the holiday spirit of helping to fight hunger this Valentine’s Day. In exchange for a non-perishable food donation to their Bunker Hill location, you will receive a 10 percent discount off … Continue reading

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Run to Fight Hunger

Joseph Henry probably doesn’t need to lose weight, but he is making a pretty impressive commitment to help fight hunger. In a great follow up to the Stefaan Engels story from yesterday, this UAB Public Health graduate is making a … Continue reading

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