Hormones Are Stopping You Burn Fat
It’s your hormones stopping you from burning fat! When you start exercising you may find that losing weight isn't…
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…
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…
Obesity Rates Slow But Still Climb: Costs Billions
A paper which will be presented at the Weight of the Nation Conference will also be published in the American Journal…
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…
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…
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 Many Ways That Excess Fat is Dangerous to Your Body
Visceral fat, the fat that accumulates deep within your body is potentially doing more damage than other, closer to the surface pockets of fat. In recent years, visceral fat, especially that which gathers around the abdomen has been discussed as more dangerous than all over body fat. That fat, which…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 03, 2012  
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Soft Drinks And Obesity, A Costly Connection
Obesity has many causes, some more obvious than others. However the obesity and soft drink connection is a costly one. We all seem to agree that better food choices are the answer, or do we? The fast food industry invests $4 billion dollars annually in marketing unhealthy products...and will continue…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 02, 2011  
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Oh Poor Plumbo, The Insufferable Smug Attitude Of A Former Fatty
No offense to groups like Weight Watchers, but there is one area that this and similar groups overlooks with their weight loss programs. Once some people have lost the weight and hit their goal, once they are "former fatties" they morph into something new. For some people it is something…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 31, 2013  
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Healthy Weight Loss Diet
The American Cancer Society, in its newly released e-book called “Cancer Facts & Figures 2012” has estimated that in 2012 about 173,200 cancer deaths in America will be caused by tobacco use. Based on Scientific evidence, about one-third of the 577,190 cancer deaths expected to occur in America in 2012…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Feb 21, 2012  
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Getting Back On The Market In Great Shape
A friend of mine was just recently divorced. Devastating, to say the least, but it has been made more difficult by the fact that, like a lot of us, he really let himself go during his marriage. When we are young and on the prowl, we have a tendency to…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 05, 2011  
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Is there A Fat Gene? - The Links Of Genetics And Obesity
According to the Food Research and Action Center two-thirds of the adults in the United States are overweight. Now Americans everywhere are turning to weight loss supplements and by-pass surgeries; however, some still believe genetics is the cause of their distress. The obesity crisis today is largely the result of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 27, 2012  
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High Salt Intake Plus Obesity Can Team Up to Cause Health Problems
A higher than average salt intake in the diet coupled with obesity can set off a reaction in the body that greatly increases the risk of developing high blood pressure. Both high salt intake and high body weight are risk factors for high blood pressure individually, but when they are…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Oct 04, 2011  
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Ventouse Cellulite
Some Wonderful Food Options to Get Rid Of the Cellulites Cellulite is something, which women hate the most. It simply hamper the look and showcases the aging factor over your skin, which becomes just unacceptable to the women for obvious reasons. But if you want to get rid of the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Feb 21, 2014  
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Overweight Teens And Diabetes: Grim News Facing Their Health Futures
The condition is so prevalent that the medical industry coined the term "diabesity". It refers to the fact that obesity and diabetes are often inextricably linked to one another. Obesity increases the risk of diabetes and being diabetic may increase the risk of getting or staying obese. For teenagers who…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 01, 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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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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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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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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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 is an ongoing problem worldwide but no other country is seeing the potential for nearly one…
Mayor Bloomberg's plan for New York City is fairly simple: ban over sized soft drinks. The reasoning…
If someone were to make a public announcement that there’s a killer on the loose, most people would…
It is worrying and sad to hear that demand for surgery for weight loss in the United Kingdom has…
The latest numbers on obesity are grim, but not surprising to anyone. It would take denial of epic…
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than thirty million American…

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