What Does it Mean to Be Healthy?
We, as humans, in our Western society seem to be programmed to look at a slim person and determine that he or she is…
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…
FDA Approves Belviq to Treat Some Overweight
Well, it's happened. The FDA approves Belviq to treat some overweight or obese adults. There has been dancing in the…
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…
Of Bones And Beans: Visceral Fat is Back In the
Visceral fat is the deep fat that lies around the abdominal organs, the kind of fat that is more dangerous than the…
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…
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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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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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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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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800 Pound Bride Prepares for Her Marriage And Strives for A Record
When most women get engaged, they immediately go on a diet, hoping to lose weight and fit into a much smaller dress. There have even been reports of women who have gone to such extremes to accomplish their weight loss that they were willing to have a naso-gastric tube inserted…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 10, 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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The Obesity - arthritis Link: Does Your Weight Matter to Your Joints?
Arthritis is the leading cause of both chronic and acute pain and disability among American adults. Typically thought of as a single disease, arthritis is actually an umbrella term for more than one hundred different variations of the disease. It is so prevalent that more than eighty percent of adults…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Sep 17, 2012  
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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 am not talking about those miracle crash diets where you can lose a stone in a week. These types of programs are unsafe and are not sustainable…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Dec 28, 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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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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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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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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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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Animal testing for a new weight loss drug has gone very well, moving from trials with mice and onto…
If you are ready to lose weight and feel better then you will certainly want to know about the 3…
Researchers have linked diet soda to dietary problems in the past, citing the false expectations…
Teens who can be classified as overweight or obese increase their risk of being even heavier when…
People who are above their normal or prescribed weight are at an increased risk according to a new…
According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, American adults…

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