The Many Ways That Excess Fat is Dangerous to
Visceral fat, the fat that accumulates deep within your body is potentially doing more damage than other, closer to…
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…
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…
Coke Ads May Address Obesity: Does it Go Far
The Coca Cola company is the number one beverage company despite what it is calling attacks on the industry by health…
If Your Goal is Long Term Weight Loss, Watch
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…
New Study: Longer Commutes May Steal Health And
Anyone whose job is far from home knows the hassles of long commutes. Even traveling a few hours could be frustrating…
Obesity Articles (144)
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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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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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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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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Weight Loss Naturally
Natural weight loss remedies are the best way to control one’s weight. The things required in it are handy and available in one’s home on day to day basis. The ingredients are frequently available in market and easy to get. Weight loss is like a dream come true for an…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Aug 10, 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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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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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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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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