Why Psychology Must Step it Up When it Comes
Psychologists are still dealing with the decision to add obesity to the same diagnostic tool as anorexia and bulimia,…
Fat Loss Without Dieting
The concept fat loss without dieting is one that is of great interest to persons who have a poundage problem and have…
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…
Obesity And Health Risk
Obesity has been connected with heart disease so people are interested in a heart healthy weight loss diet. That usually…
Trying To Lose Weight - From Fat To Thin
I have written this article for those of you who are trying to lose weight easily. When I use the word ‘easy’ I…
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…
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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The Burden Of Obesity: It’s More Than Just A Personal Issue
Researchers, experts and the medical community at large have long tried to get the dangers of obesity to the general public. For some, there are medical reasons that may inhibiting their ability to exercise or to metabolize food correctly, but for others, it is a psychological issue that is driving…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 24, 2011  
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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 go. And, don't think that just because it is "diet" soda that you are in the clear. Letting go of soda means all soda, from the sugar…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Sep 15, 2012  
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Drug Targets Blood Flow to Fat Cells: May Be Ready for Human Trial In the Coming Year
Animal testing for a new weight loss drug has gone very well, moving from trials with mice and onto studies involving monkeys. Researchers are now planning to apply for approval through the Food and Drug Administration so that trials on humans can begin. The researchers are hoping that that approval…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Dec 19, 2011  
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The Truth Of Obesity
Abstract: Thinness is regard as beauty by modern women. The best way to lose weight is eating less, doing more. But it seems too simple for group level obesity. Scientists think that effective strategies of losing weight need to combine neurosciences, genetics and behavioural science and start with many aspects.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 02, 2015  
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The Weight Of the Nation Conference Reveals Some Troubling News About Obesity
A paper which will be presented at the Weight of the Nation Conference will also be published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. That paper, written by researches at Duke University and RTI International looked at the current rate of obesity in the United States, the estimated rates for…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 09, 2012  
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Gastric Bypass Surgery In Vancouver
Individuals who are morbidly obese may be candidates for receiving gastric bypass surgery. Vancouver, the most populated city in British Columbia, Canada provides numerous locations where bariatric surgeries including gastric bypass (GBP) can be performed. Of course this kind of weight loss treatment is only available to those who meet…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 31, 2012  
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The Search for the Beginning Of the Obesity Epidemic
Several studies have come to the same conclusion: the obesity epidemic, especially in the United States, can be traced back to the late 1990’s for adolescents and to 2000 for young adults. Though the researchers came up with when it started, they have not pinpointed a single cause for the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 28, 2011  
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A Marriage Of Opposites: When the Mixed Weight Relationship Reaches Critical Mass
The bride confided to her closest friends that she had wanted to add a new line to the vows, one where the groom promised to love her no matter what her weight ended up being from year to year. Her family was filled with people who were startling overweight, some…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 31, 2013  
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American's Trans Fat Levels Are Dropping: Too Soon to Celebrate Though
According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, American adults have less of the dangerous trans fats floating in their blood streams than they did as little as a decade ago. In that study, which looked at blood samples gathered in 2000 and then again…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Feb 09, 2012  
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Reducing Belly Fat With Diet And Exercise
Reducing belly fat is difficult for many people. The abdominal region is prone to weight gain and although the pounds are tough to shed, it's not entirely impossible. The most effective method is to simply implement a healthy eating plan and get plenty of exercise. Before beginning the plan, take…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 23, 2012  
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Battling Obesity: Rediscovering the Great Outdoors
Play. It's a fantastic way to have fun and subconciously keep off extra pounds. Particularly, it is a fantastic way for kids to stay healthy. You usually don't want to have to lecture them at that stage of their life about "being healthy" and "staying fit." They would probably just…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Sep 29, 2011  
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The Stickman ( His Legs)
I grew up during the times when outside was a big playground. Trees, old mattresses, even playing with a can had the potential of being more fun than playing with a toy I had received for Christmas. Yes, the good-old-day! The times when mother never knew what I may bring…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 11, 2014  
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When Does Obesity Become Fat – When You're Told, Or When You Feel?
This has nothing to do with child obesity! When are you obese, and when are you fat? That is the question here, about to receive exploration via the mental compounding of self judgement. Obese, described as “excessively fat” and fat, described as “having an over-abundance of flesh”, now who can…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Apr 29, 2012  
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How To Reduce A Fat Belly
One of the most common health issues faced by both men and women alike is how to reduce a fat belly. Most of us who have this problem are also overweight at the same time. It is just not only a question of looks alone but rather points to a…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Apr 14, 2011  
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Obesity - A Choice
All over the world, countless individuals suffer from the curse of being overweight, or much worse – obesity. Having such problems will eventually lead to other health-degenerating illnesses like heart and blood problems, respiratory problems, kidney damage, and a whole lot more. Being a nurse, I have seen this “epidemic”…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 07, 2011  
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Eat To Live Diet Plan
As a fitness training instructor, the vast majority of people who come to me for help are overweight. I can tell almost immediately if they are serious about their problem or if they're here to just to test the water. I can tell in their eyes on our very first…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Dec 15, 2012  
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Teens Who Consume A High Fructose Diet May Increase Their Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
A study completed by the Medical College of Georgia at the Georgia Health Sciences University has shown that adolescents that consume a diet that is high in high fructose corn syrup as well as other forms of fructose and have excess belly fat are a much higher risk for a…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 25, 2012  
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Excess Weight Increases the Risk Of Pain, Physical And Mental
People who are above their normal or prescribed weight are at an increased risk according to a new study published in the journal Obesity. That study, which looked at more than one million people found that not only did obesity increase the risk of pain but chronic pain was also…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 20, 2012  
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Fat, Sick, And Almost Dead
Hello all you bloggers, how was everyone's weekend? Today, I'm going to talk to you, about obesity. Your wondering to yourself, " man I know about obestity". Do you really know it? Well, I'm going talk to you, about what happens, to your body, when you don't take care of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 27, 2012  
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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 calculated from a persons height and weight. Obesity is a leading cause of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some types or kinds of cancer. Foods high…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Sep 26, 2011  
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Saffron Extract Select Does It Work And Why?
If you are trying to lose weight, you may find that one of the most difficult factors preventing you from achieving your weight loss aims is your tendency to snack in between meals. The longer a diet goes on, the more the temptation grows. If you could take something to…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 21, 2013  
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Portion Size, Serving Size And the Psychology Behind Overeating
Overeating is not only a problem caused by overactive taste buds or simply by your emotions. In many cases there are more than a few reasons that are spurring you to overeat including a mechanism caused by the messages that gets bobbled by the eyes, the brain and the stomach.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Mar 07, 2012  
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Is Your Job Making You Fat And Will That Eventually Lead to the Loss Of Your Job?
A recent study has shown that the workers of today are not only larger on average than the workers of the 1960’s, but they also burn an average of around 150 calories less each day as well. That study shows that men are burning around 142 calories less, while women…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 27, 2011  
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