New Study: Longer Commutes May Steal Health And
Anyone whose job is far from home knows the hassles of long commutes. Even traveling a few hours could be frustrating…
Are the People In the US Really Overfed And Undernourished?
There is no doubt that many Americans are getting more than their share of food. Obesity rates are slowly stabilizing…
Smoking And Obesity: Cigarettes Are Not Helping
It has long been believed that smokers are thinner because nicotine depresses their hunger and that if they were to…
So, You Like to Sit on the Couch?
For those who are not thrilled with exercising and moving around a whole lot, a move to some of the most sedentary…
FDA Approves Belviq to Treat Some Overweight
Well, it's happened. The FDA approves Belviq to treat some overweight or obese adults. There has been dancing in the…
Healthy Weight Loss Diet
The American Cancer Society, in its newly released e-book called “Cancer Facts & Figures 2012” has estimated that…
Obesity Articles (144)
Am I A Food Addict? Signs And Symptoms
Am I a food addict? is a very important question to be asking yourself if you find that you answer YES to any of the following questions and/or scenarios... But first, why is it important to know if you are a food addict? Well, fact is that those who are…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 17, 2011  
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Health Campaigns: A Proposal to Change the Culture And Obesity Issue In Mississippi
Obesity is a problem, a big problem. It is affecting our youth across the nation at an alarming rate, and Mississippi may be the worst offender (“Americans living longer” 2009). Small steps may be Mississippi’s best bet at addressing the issue of obesity of its youth and adolescents (Gilson, McKenna,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 14, 2011  
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Obese Kids And the Future Of America: It is Going to Take A Medical Village
The saying goes “it takes a village to raise a child”. That saying may be slightly changed in the coming years as the care of obese children becomes more of a focus in the medical community and society at large. Christine Calamaro, Ph.D, CRNP, an Assistant Professor at the University…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 20, 2011  
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How to Reverse Obesity
If you're struggling with your weight and are wondering how to reverse obesity you must first understand that you are not alone in this battle. In fact, there are over 60 million American aged 25 and over who are suffering from obesity and obesity-related illnesses. Many people who hear the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 16, 2011  
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Loose Belly Fat (Pot Belly)
Getting rid of belly fat for both men and women is a great issue and something that every man and woman should take seriously. Have you ever wondered why your belly or tummy is growing bigger and round like a pot? This is known as "belly fat" or "pot belly".…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Mar 19, 2011  
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Causes of Childhood Obesity
The Causes of Childhood Obesity As recently as a generation ago there were only a few random children that were overweight, usually because of faulty genes and other issues. But, the number of children who are classified as overweight and obese has more than tripled in the recent years and…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Dec 01, 2010  
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Tips To Lose Belly Fat
I get e-mails everyday with people asking me to give them tips to lose belly fat. Well, I'll start saying that you should focus on losing overall weight, not only the belly fat. I'm saying this for an obvious reason, to lose belly fat alone is impossible, as it's impossible…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Mar 12, 2011  
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Could Nerve Changing Surgeries Help Win the War Against Obesity In the Near Future?
Weight loss surgeries are nothing new. In fact, they have been used by thousands of patients since the early '90s to combat the growing wave of obesity. However, many of the variations of these surgeries have a number of serious risks and side effects and may do nothing to address…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 14, 2012  
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Heavy Teens Have A Higher Risk Of Becoming Heavy Adults
Teens who can be classified as overweight or obese increase their risk of being even heavier when they are thirty years old says a new study recently completed by the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. While other studies have certainly established the link between being overweight as a child…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 05, 2011  
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Obesity And Diabetes Still Rising
The CDC just released results of a study that shows diabetes still rising across the South at an alarming rate. Oklahoma tripled the diabetes rate in the fifteen year study, and Alabama, Kentucky and Georgia also had major increases. Considering the public awareness campaign on obesity in children and adults…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Nov 17, 2012  
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Dukan Diet Founder Suggests Giving Slim Kids Higher Marks: Sets Off National Controversy
Once upon a time, people talked about the French paradox. People there ate rich, fatty foods but did not gain weight like other countries did. But the paradox has caught up with the French people and obesity rates there are skyrocketing. To combat the numbers, Pierre Dukan, the author of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 05, 2012  
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Help Your Child to Avoid Becoming Obese
If you are a parent, you want your child to do well in school and will do whatever you can to help him succeed. You buy him the supplies he needs, such as pens, pencils, and loose-leaf paper. You see to it that he has proper lighting to do his…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 17, 2012  
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Probiotics: A Great Home Remedy for Weight Loss
Friendly bacteria in the gut, or probiotics, are some of our best allies when it comes to promoting good health. These bacteria including lactobacilli, bifidobacteria and many others populate our digestive tracts and in addition to promoting weight loss, play a role in maintaining immune health (including cancer prevention), improving…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 16, 2011  
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Obesity, Problems With Society
I believe that one of the problems that lead to obesity, problems with soceity, is our environment, that appears to vastly, encourage people to become preoccupied with food and with eating. For example I find that when I go shopping there are hundreds of food choices to make a selection…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Apr 22, 2013  
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How To Totally Get Rid Of Belly Fat
It is almost impossible to meet someone who is obese but doesn’t have problems with belly fat. The two would always go together, like copy and paste, bread and butter, or soap and water. In fact, obesity is oftentimes associated with large belly. This will give us a good idea…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 01, 2012  
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To BMI Or Not to Bmi: Why That Should Not Really Be the Question
The latest numbers on obesity are grim, but not surprising to anyone. It would take denial of epic proportions to not see the looming health crisis that faces the nation if something doesn't happen and happen quickly. But, too many people are too quick to denounce any plan that attempts…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 22, 2012  
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Should Obese Pay More For Health Services
America has a really serious issue with obesity; it costs around 150 billions every year to deal with health issues caused by obesity. In fact, most diseases can be caused by really over weight problem. When taxes were charged on cigarette with about hard earned 11 dollars, the rate of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Nov 17, 2011  
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Why Do People Go On A Detox Diet?
A detoxification or detox diet is the oldest medical treatment on Earth that involves natural process of neutralizing toxins from the body. Toxins and other unnecessary substances are transformed to less harmful compounds and sent out from the body in the form of urine and stools. A detox diet requires…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Apr 07, 2015  
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New Study: Longer Commutes May Steal Health And Fitness
Anyone whose job is far from home knows the hassles of long commutes. Even traveling a few hours could be frustrating in the midst of traffic, plus the reality that there's not much to do during travel except wait, especially if you are the one driving your own vehicle (which…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 10, 2012  
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What Does it Mean to Be Healthy?
We, as humans, in our Western society seem to be programmed to look at a slim person and determine that he or she is healthy. They look it, so the must be, right? And so goes for the reverse situation: if someone looks overweight they must must be unhealthy. Well…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 28, 2012  
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Obesity: It Might Be Genetic (at Least A Little)
Obese people are not getting a free pass, nor are they being let off the hook but researchers in the UK have identified several sets of genes that may stack the deck against them. Ruth Loos, a member of the Genetic Aetiology of Obesity Program at the Institute of Metabolic…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 19, 2011  
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Coke Ads May Address Obesity: Does it Go Far Enough?
The Coca Cola company is the number one beverage company despite what it is calling attacks on the industry by health minded groups. For years, Coke refused to address the piles of research that has suggested that sugary beverages, including sodas of various kinds contributes to weight gain even within…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 19, 2013  
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The Food Stamp And Junk Food Mix
As Florida debates the issue, using food stamps for junk food, I have to ask myself, is this a good idea? The federal rules already prohibit benefits used for alcohol, tobacco and prepared foods. Should the government really be able to tell people what they can eat? I understand we…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Feb 08, 2012  
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How To Shed Excess Belly Fat
You would certainly demoralized not to wear your favorite Jeans due to your fat in middle of your body. Extra fat in your stomach is not only negative impact on your health but also in your professional and social life. Where ever you go you will find that relatives and…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 26, 2011  
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Will Psychology Take A Bigger Stand In Obesity In the Near Future?
If you think that psychologists and the mental health profession have nothing to do with weight loss, obesity and your physical well being, you might be deluding yourself. For the most part, people do not gain weight, at least not enough weight to qualify as medically obese just because they…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 20, 2012  
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There Are No Clear Cut Reasons for the Modern Obesity Epidemic
While science is struggling to figure out the exact cause of the modern obesity epidemic, the theories from others continue to pile up. Among the most popular of recent opinions for why people are bigger now than they have ever been: fast food restaurants, increased soda consumption and our overall…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Oct 03, 2011  
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5 Steps to Perfect Your Home Workouts
Losing weight isn't the world's most easiest thing to do, but it can be done. Having a full body workout is very important to do to help enhance your look and lose weight in every part of your body. Weight loss is often considered to be difficult to do because…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 26, 2013  
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BMI is Imperfect, According to Study: Obesity Rates May Be Worse Than Feared
Some US doctors have already expressed their distaste for using the body mass index with their patients but a new study may reveal that using BMI alone may be causing more problems than previously thought. According to a new study, that measure of weight and height may be overly simplistic…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Apr 04, 2012  
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Obesity May Be Decreasing Our Pool Of Living Kidney Donors
Obesity is costing the US billions of dollars in health care and treatment by increasing the risk of a number of chronic, serious health conditions including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. Among those diseases, other potentially life threatening diseases might be more severely impacted by weight and may complicate recovery.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 14, 2012  
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Of Bones And Beans: Visceral Fat is Back In the News
Visceral fat is the deep fat that lies around the abdominal organs, the kind of fat that is more dangerous than the subcutaneous fat that sits around the hips and thighs. Science has long known that visceral fat is potentially more dangerous to health than other fat int he body,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 05, 2011  
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