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,…
Risks Of Being Vegetarian
To understand the risks of being vegetarian it is important to firstly identify just exactly what vegetarianism is.…
Is Your Job Making You Fat And Will That Eventually
A recent study has shown that the workers of today are not only larger on average than the workers of the 1960’s,…
Men's Obesity: The Diet Industry Finally Takes
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than thirty million American men over the…
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…
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…
Obesity Articles (144)
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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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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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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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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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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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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Americans Vs the Assumptions: They Say No One Wants to Change
They, as in the experts have decided that no one really wants to make any changes in their lives. People, or so it has been determined, want to continue guzzling sodas and eating donuts, not caring about weight gain, heart disease and the other serious diseases that are skyrocketing upwards.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Oct 09, 2012  
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Obesity May Play A Role In Falls In Older Adults: Some Contradictory Findings Revealed
Researchers, looking at the correlation between obesity and fall risk in older adults have discovered some very contradictory findings. Christine L. Himes, the lead researcher for the two year study, reveals that while people who were obese were at an increased risk of falling in the first place, it is…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 02, 2012  
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4 Easy Health AND Fitness Tips
In short we all need to be healthy and fit. We each have our own reasons from looking good naked to being around for the kids, maybe the doctor ordered us too. Obesity is the leading overarching cause of death in the U.S. and I dare say most of the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 03, 2016  
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Gastric Bypass Surgery - Vancouver WA
It may sound astonishing to you, but gastric bypass surgery in Vancouver, WA can cost a patient close to 30 thousand dollars depending on what kind of insurance they have and whether or not any of it is covered. Of couse for those patients paying cash only, this kind of…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 02, 2012  
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Lose That Blubber, You Know You Can!
Ok, you look in the mirror and you don't like what you see. Love handles. When you grab them, what do you see? But you can lose that blubber today. Start by telling yourself, with a little desire, motivation, and work, I can lose this weight, for good! You know…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 08, 2011  
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Obesity In the United States
What is obesity? Obesity is medically defined as a condition whereby a person is twenty percent above the recommended weight. This weight is determined by establishing the body mass index of a person. The body mass index takes into consideration two main factors so as to calculate the maximum recommended…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Mar 29, 2013  
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Can Your Shoes Be Making You Fat: How the Shoes You Wear Can Change How Your Body Works
We've all seen the ads. The claim is simple: if you wear this pair of shoes to walk or to do your daily activities, you can tone your hips, thighs and buttocks without having to do major time in the gym or other major changes. The problem, however, turns out…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Feb 20, 2012  
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How Your Doctor's Weight May Influence How He Treats Your Obesity
Most people who are overweight know that they are that, but may not know that they are obese. They are probably convinced that they will go to their doctor and get the correct diagnosis as well as advice about their health, diet and exercise tips so that they can make…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 07, 2012  
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A paper which will be presented at the Weight of the Nation Conference will also be published in…
Well, it's happened. The FDA approves Belviq to treat some overweight or obese adults. There has…
The Coca Cola company is the number one beverage company despite what it is calling attacks on the…
Have you ever asked yourself what is food addiction? Truth is, many people who suffer from food addiction…
It is almost impossible to meet someone who is obese but doesn’t have problems with belly fat.…
The rising obesity numbers have people looking for anyone or anything to blame. Television and computer…

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