Risks Of Being Vegetarian
To understand the risks of being vegetarian it is important to firstly identify just exactly what vegetarianism is.…
Kicking the Soda Habit, Once And For All
People who are trying to change their dietary habits may balk when it comes to learning that they have to let the soda…
Of Bones And Beans: Visceral Fat is Back In the
Visceral fat is the deep fat that lies around the abdominal organs, the kind of fat that is more dangerous than the…
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…
800 Pound Bride Prepares for Her Marriage And
When most women get engaged, they immediately go on a diet, hoping to lose weight and fit into a much smaller dress.…
Obesity, Problems With Society
I believe that one of the problems that lead to obesity, problems with soceity, is our environment, that appears to…
Obesity Articles (144)
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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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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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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The Grinches Face Off With Santa About His Bowl Full Of Jelly And Other Issues
Santa Claus, the most jolly of all of the jolly old elves is not usually known as the figure of controversy for the most part but he has suddenly been thrust into the center of a heated debate. The topic of this glaring battle is his weight, namely his jelly…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Dec 23, 2012  
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Brown Fat Burns Calories to Keep You Warm: May Burn White Fat As Well
With so many people trying to burn fat, there might be one type that we should be interested in having more of, at least according to recent studies. Brown fat, previously thought to be reserved for rodents and human babies, has been proven not only to be present in some…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 28, 2012  
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American Obesity Rates Show Plateau
Good news for all U.S. adults! New report was finally released after being overwhelmed by the alarming obesity problems that constantly hit both children and adults in the past few years up to the present. Data coming from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey revealed that obesity in the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 22, 2012  
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The Obesity News In the United States Keeps Getting Worse
In 1995, the obesity rates of all fifty states in the US were under 20%. In 2011, the news is grim: there is only one state remaining under that number , but just barely. Colorado has the distinction of the only state in the union at 19.8% And, it gets…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 12, 2011  
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Striving for Health In Modern Society
We live in an era of obesity, plain and simple. Couches and television are made idolized, and people get less and less activity by the year. Althought public awareness is indeed growing on the issue, the actual action taken by the majority of unfit Americans is depressing. So, in an…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Sep 27, 2011  
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Risks Of Being Vegetarian
To understand the risks of being vegetarian it is important to firstly identify just exactly what vegetarianism is. Being a vegetarian by definition means abstaining from consuming meat, seafood, poultry and indeed the flesh of any other animal; vegetarians may also abstain from eating products that are a by product…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 05, 2013  
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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 but remain at alarmingly high rates. Now some doctors and nutritionists are pointing at a surprising cause for the obesity epidemic- malnutrition. The foods included in the Standard American Diet…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Mar 10, 2012  
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More Research Links Vitamin D Deficiency to Weight Gain Especially In Older Women
A number of research studies have linked Vitamin D deficiency to weight. The latest links weight gain to insufficient levels of this nutrient, especially in older women. A study by the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research has linked lower levels of Vitamin D to slow and consistent weight gain.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 29, 2012  
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Obesity: One Part Of the Health Crisis In the Hispanic Community
Researchers are warning of a serious health crisis that is striking extra hard in the Hispanic community. That crisis, brought on by both heredity and diet is linked to obesity which continues to rise in that ethnic group. Fatty liver disease, a chronic, potentially fatal disease has been seen in…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Sep 25, 2012  
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600 Pound Womans Calls A Halt to Internet Eating: Sets Goal to Lose Around Three Hundred Pounds
At one point, her quest was to be the "fattest woman in the world". Tipping the scale at six hundred pounds, Donna Simpson told reporters that she wanted to weigh at least a thousand pounds. The forty four year old woman, a single mother with two young children was not…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Dec 30, 2011  
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HGH for Weight Loss
Many people are looking for HGH for Sale for the sole purpose of weight loss. Let's look at how HGH (Human Growth Hormone) helps to achieve that goal. As a person ages the pituitary gland produces less HGH which leads to a slower metabolism. After starting injectable HGH treatment, your…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Feb 18, 2016  
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Waist Circumference is Much More Accurate Than BMI for Judging Health, BMI Might Soon Be Dropped
Critics have long railed against the use of the body mass index, which measures one's weight to height ratio, as an imperfect measure of weight especially in certain groups. Body builders and athletes who have high muscular content may measure out as overweight and even obese according to BMI standards…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 12, 2012  
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Obesity-can Anything Really Be Done About It
You see it at the mall. You see it in the restaurants. You see it at the schools. It's obese men, women and children. You wonder to yourself, how did they let themselves get that fat. Or you say, I feel so bad for that kid, they're going to have…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 04, 2011  
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Obesity And Health Risk
Obesity has been connected with heart disease so people are interested in a heart healthy weight loss diet. That usually means that they want to stop spending so much time at Hamburger Joes and Fat Fried Chicken. That may be it. An easy healthy weight loss diet might be to…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Mar 15, 2013  
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Dieting? You Might Call it the Marie Antoinette Diet: Let Them Eat Cake for Breakfast
A new study has split nutritionists into two groups and has some dieters very intrigued. That study, led by Dr. Daniela Jakubowicz from the Tel Avi University in Israel, found that while it does matter what you are eating, when you are eating it might actually play a larger role…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Feb 13, 2012  
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Do You Really Need Family Support to Lose the Weight?
In a recent study, women were asked to embark on a new diet plan of their own choosing. Each set a goal for their weight loss. The twist in this study was simple. Half of the women were asked to tell their friends and family about their plans while the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 03, 2012  
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Are Fat Acceptance Movements Dangerous to Their Members' Health?
There are bigots and haters for every group in society and while some are very vocal, no matter who they might be offending, many are a little more circumspect, keeping their vileness as quiet as possible. But, there is one exception to that rule. Fat shaming, the bigoted and hateful…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 01, 2012  
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Obesity And Mcdonalds:the Devils Couple
Okay, so it's not just the food, but man does it ever help. America is jam packed with fast food. In almost every single town there are Burger King's, one or more McDonald's, Arby's, Taco Bell, etc. The list goes on. Fast food industries are absolutely booming (in the world,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Oct 04, 2011  
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Taming Eating And Cravings
“It’s not about trying to make the perfect decision in the moment — it’s about making the next decision. For example, if I tell someone to meditate instead of eating pizza, the pizza is going to win. But if I tell that person to do a three-minute deep-breathing exercise first…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 01, 2015  
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Obesity And Discrimination: Workplace Obesity Discrimination Has Some Surprises
Managers who feel that they are good to better than average looking are more likely to discriminate against women who are overweight or obese according to a study that has been published to the International Journal of Obesity. In the study, led by Dr. Kerry O'Brien, asked participants to review…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 07, 2012  
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Primary Doctors Lack the Confidence to Treat Obesity Reveals A Recent Survey
According to a new study conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, primary doctors are not quite comfortable or confident in their abilities to treat obesity, preferring to send patients to specialists that are more suited to their care. In the survey, which was recently published in…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Dec 30, 2012  
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FDA Pushes for More Realistic Serving Sizes on Food Labeling
Start a new diet or consult a nutritionist and the first thing you will hear is to start reading labels and to stick to the serving sizes. However, the Food and Drug Administration is now pushing US food makers to use a more updated and realistic serving size when they…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 30, 2012  
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The Battle To lose Weight, Is Easier if You Learn This!
Another day and the count of days is becoming agonizing, been learning facts of nutrition, have been avoiding the high fats foods. The party's of my friends and family, to keep the promise to myself to lose this overweight sickness. It has been a lonely road since I have not…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 23, 2012  
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People who eat at a rapid rate may be increasing their risk of Type 2 Diabetes by nearly three times…
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