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…
What Is Obesety And Its Effects
A person is considered obese if their body fat BMI or body mass index is equal to or greater than 30. This index is…
FDA Pushes for More Realistic Serving Sizes on
Start a new diet or consult a nutritionist and the first thing you will hear is to start reading labels and to stick…
How Your Doctor's Weight May Influence How He
Most people who are overweight know that they are that, but may not know that they are obese. They are probably convinced…
Is Being Politically Correct Killing Us?
Studies have shown that obesity in adults and children is a major epidemic in America. With direct links to diseases…
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…
Obesity Articles (145)
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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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: 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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Stopping the Kids Obesity Madness
What is the answer to stops kids over eating and being gluttonous? There is a relatively easy answer which involves kids being outside and engaged in physical activities. Parents this means you too have to be engaged in your kid’s health to help reduce this kid’s obesity issue. You have…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Dec 07, 2015  
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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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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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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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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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How Does Coolsculpting Work?
Recently your denim appears to be a bit tighter than they used to be and your belly doesn’t quite look as you would like. You desire to lose weight in order to fit in your old jeans is hard to resist. However getting there may be harder than anticipated, with…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 11, 2014  
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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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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 cities in the United States might be in order. According to a new survey published by Men’s Health Magazine, the most sedentary city in the US is Lexington,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 12, 2011  
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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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Men's Obesity: The Diet Industry Finally Takes Notice Of the Guys
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than thirty million American men over the age of twenty who are overweight, many of them obese. But, if you were to turn on the television, listen to the radio or look at a magazine, you would think…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Mar 25, 2012  
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The New Body Adiposity Index Scale - Replacing Bmi?
The new Body Adiposity Index scale is a revolutionary measurement tool currently being heavily researched within the Health & Dieting industry.  It basically determines if a person is considered to be overweight or not without requiring them to be weighed on a traditional scale. So you’re probably thinking “well what…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Mar 14, 2011  
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If Your Goal is Long Term Weight Loss, Watch the Type Of Diet You Use to Lose
Dieters usually do not set out to lose weight for only a few weeks or months at a time. While some may want to lose an extra ten pounds or so for an event, most are looking for substantial, long term success. Researchers have found that the type of diet…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 29, 2012  
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Obesity: The Television Problem
America needs a wake up call. Not only is the huge pervasion of television in our lives harmful to our bodies, it also hurts our minds. It dulls mental sharpness and does not stimulate creative thinking. The problem of TV in America is an extremely important issue that must be…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Sep 27, 2011  
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3 Techniques For Fast Weight Loss
If you are ready to lose weight and feel better then you will certainly want to know about the 3 techniques for fast weight loss. It is important to remember that everyone loses weight at a different pace. You need to understand that if you are working out with someone…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 16, 2013  
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The Speed Of Your Eating May Play A Role In Your Future Weight
People who eat at a rapid rate may be increasing their risk of Type 2 Diabetes by nearly three times over that of the slower eaters according to researchers at the International Congress of Endocrinology and the European Congress of Endocrinology. While obesity is only one of the major risk…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 13, 2012  
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IS IT POSSIBLE TO LOSE WEIGHT NATURALLY?
Today’s modern and fast life weight loss program has become essential and most popular among the citizens of develop and developing countries. Now a day most of us conscious about the possible disease and side effects that may happen due to obesity or overweight. Is it possible to lose weight…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 27, 2011  
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