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…
Risks Of Being Vegetarian
To understand the risks of being vegetarian it is important to firstly identify just exactly what vegetarianism is.…
Will Psychology Take A Bigger Stand In Obesity
If you think that psychologists and the mental health profession have nothing to do with weight loss, obesity and your…
Your Genes May Keep You From Fitting In Your
A new study from the Miriam Hospital's Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center has allowed researchers to show…
Is A World With 100% Obesity In Our Future?
The Journal of Obesity contains a report that is sending shivers of fear up the spine of nearly everyone who reads…
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…
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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Fat Loss, Acne And Tinnitus Cures-lose Weight, Clear Acne Sores, Eliminate Tinnitus
Introduction This article is directed toward solving several common problems that many people encounter during their lives. One very difficult of these problems is obesity. Obesity is a serious health problem even though many persons with this problem seem to ignore their health because eating is more important to them.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 27, 2011  
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The Problem With Your Doctor And Obesity
Without naming names here, I have to share a horrifying story that a friend of mine let us all in on. She was asking about her weight, more specifically about ten pounds that she was trying to lose to hit her goal weight. She was horrified by the dismissive way…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 25, 2013  
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Surprising Study Suggests That Obesity Might Be Contagious
An animal based research study has strongly suggested that in some cases obesity might be more than just genetics or other factors. That study, led by Richard Flavell, a professor of immunobiology at the Yale School of Medicine, proved that there might be more to certain types of obesity and…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Feb 09, 2012  
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Are We Getting Back to Bloodletting for Metabolic Syndrome?
Obesity presents a number of challenges to the human body in and of itself, but when it is accompanied by a number of other health conditions it becomes metabolic syndrome, which has long confused the medical community. Trying to understand metabolic syndrome has been difficult enough, but the problem goes…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 31, 2012  
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Gym Classes Might Not Cut It: Why Teens Have Less Weight Problems If They Play Sports
Keith M. Drake, a post doctoral fellow at the Hood Center for Children and Families at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth University has authored a study that reveals that teens who play sports as well as those who either walk or ride their bicycles to school the majority…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 21, 2012  
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More Bad News About Obesity And Older Americans
Just when the news seems as bad as it can be, researchers find even more. According to a study authored by Dain LaRoche, an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology at UNH, women who are overweight or obese have less of both leg strength and overall leg power than peers of the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Sep 28, 2011  
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Extra Weight is Toxic
Why do we struggle to lose weight? Obesity is becoming a real problem all around us but is it our fault? Can we blame the food industry for enticing us in consuming products that have been genetically altered and that make us sick? In my opinion it is everyone's choice…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 23, 2013  
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Obesity And Genetics
Obesity has been a reoccurring issue in our world, especially in the United States, where almost 1 in 3 adults are determined as clinically obese. Obesity can be apparent from the earliest stages of life, even though it is more of a common theme with aging adults that are too…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Apr 16, 2012  
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How to Use Body Adiposity Index Scale
How to use Body Adiposity Index scale from now on will be a question answered many times on various weight loss websites, and, if in the past you were used to using the BMI, now you will not have to consider that anymore. The Health and Dieting industry experts are…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Apr 12, 2011  
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Smoking And Obesity: Cigarettes Are Not Helping Anything, After All
It has long been believed that smokers are thinner because nicotine depresses their hunger and that if they were to quit smoking, they would automatically gain a lot of weight. That may not be as scientifically valid as previously believed. While nicotine does depress the appetite to some extent, it…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 06, 2011  
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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 like cardiovascular disease, strokes, enlarged hearts, diabetes, cancer of the breast, liver and uterus, and many other serious health problems, why is no one taking this risk seriously enough to…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Dec 01, 2012  
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High Fat Foods May Cause Brain Scarring: Damage May Be Focused In Worse Possible Area Of the Brain for Dieters
Every dieter knows that getting their body to start losing weight can be very difficult., but what they may not realize is that the difficulty is not solely related to their metabolism, their motivation or other factors. Their issues may in fact be directly caused by brain damage to the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 08, 2012  
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My Emotion ,I Am Fat!
The world goes around me, and I am feeling the emotional stress of my well being, there is not a day that goes by with out having a harmful comment a wish of a hug from a girl that I like. It has been a damageable trip from my childhood…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 17, 2012  
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Obese Children May Be Faltering In School: Math Scores Lower for Higher Weight Children
Pediatricians are already concerned about the health status of obese children all across the United States and for good reason. They are at risk for a number of potentially life ending conditions, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. But, according to a new study being published in the journal, Child Development,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 19, 2012  
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Is A World With 100% Obesity In Our Future?
The Journal of Obesity contains a report that is sending shivers of fear up the spine of nearly everyone who reads it. It has also sparked debate in the health and fitness world over the possibility of several very dire predictions. The first estimates that by the year 2030, 86%…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 23, 2011  
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Weight Loss, Costs
It is worrying and sad to hear that demand for surgery for weight loss in the United Kingdom has vastly increased in just a year. It appears that in the United Kingdom the demand for having weight reduction surgery has grown so great, that in some areas, people are now…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Apr 03, 2013  
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The Physical And Emotional Battle With Obesity
If someone were to make a public announcement that there’s a killer on the loose, most people would be afraid, take cover and try to protect themselves by any means necessary. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Although statistics have shown that obesity is one of the leading causes…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Mar 07, 2012  
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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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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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