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…
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…
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…
5 Steps to Perfect Your Home Workouts
Losing weight isn't the world's most easiest thing to do, but it can be done. Having a full body workout is very important…
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…
Does Obesity Automatically Ill Health?
Most people assume that obesity automatically equals poor health and an increased risk of certain health factors. But,…
Obesity Articles (145)
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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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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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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Will Psychology Take A Bigger Stand In Obesity In the Near Future?
If you think that psychologists and the mental health profession have nothing to do with weight loss, obesity and your physical well being, you might be deluding yourself. For the most part, people do not gain weight, at least not enough weight to qualify as medically obese just because they…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 20, 2012  
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There Are No Clear Cut Reasons for the Modern Obesity Epidemic
While science is struggling to figure out the exact cause of the modern obesity epidemic, the theories from others continue to pile up. Among the most popular of recent opinions for why people are bigger now than they have ever been: fast food restaurants, increased soda consumption and our overall…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Oct 03, 2011  
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5 Steps to Perfect Your Home Workouts
Losing weight isn't the world's most easiest thing to do, but it can be done. Having a full body workout is very important to do to help enhance your look and lose weight in every part of your body. Weight loss is often considered to be difficult to do because…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 26, 2013  
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BMI is Imperfect, According to Study: Obesity Rates May Be Worse Than Feared
Some US doctors have already expressed their distaste for using the body mass index with their patients but a new study may reveal that using BMI alone may be causing more problems than previously thought. According to a new study, that measure of weight and height may be overly simplistic…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Apr 04, 2012  
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How To Shed Excess Belly Fat
You would certainly demoralized not to wear your favorite Jeans due to your fat in middle of your body. Extra fat in your stomach is not only negative impact on your health but also in your professional and social life. Where ever you go you will find that relatives and…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 26, 2011  
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Of Bones And Beans: Visceral Fat is Back In the News
Visceral fat is the deep fat that lies around the abdominal organs, the kind of fat that is more dangerous than the subcutaneous fat that sits around the hips and thighs. Science has long known that visceral fat is potentially more dangerous to health than other fat int he body,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jul 05, 2011  
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Nine Major Diseases Are Linked to Obesity - Why Are We Not Losing Weight?
Americans are at risk of developing nine major diseases because they are overweight or obese. What is it going to take to get people to cut the fat from their diets and lose weight and maybe live longer? This article covers some of the most serious problems facing anyone who…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Nov 27, 2012  
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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 as simple as you thought it would be. It seems simple; eat less, workout more, simple right! No, sometimes it can take weeks, months or even years. Here is why! At…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 06, 2012  
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Obesity May Be Decreasing Our Pool Of Living Kidney Donors
Obesity is costing the US billions of dollars in health care and treatment by increasing the risk of a number of chronic, serious health conditions including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. Among those diseases, other potentially life threatening diseases might be more severely impacted by weight and may complicate recovery.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 14, 2012  
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Does the Bloomberg Proposal Have A Chance Of Helping With Obesity And Habits?
Mayor Bloomberg's plan for New York City is fairly simple: ban over sized soft drinks. The reasoning is simple: soda, loaded with sugar, high fructose corn syrup and high in calories has no nutritional value and is at least partially to blame for the rampant obesity epidemic in the nation.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jun 18, 2012  
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Body Shapes Count
No! this isn’t an article about fruit, but it is about your body shape, known as having an apple or a pear body shape. I have the apple shape, as I have a large tummy area, but have slim hips and legs. People with pear shapes have slimmer waists and…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Apr 02, 2013  
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Let's Move Campaign - What Does Obesity And First Lady Michelle Obama Have In Common?
First lady Michelle Obama is well known for being the first African American First Lady of the United States Of America. She is also known for her elegant and classy style of dress. Well another thing she has become known for in recent years, is obesity. That's right - obesity…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Feb 28, 2012  
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Food Addiction Symptoms - Obvious Or Not?
What are food addiction symptoms? Do these symptoms become evidenced from other serious health concerns? Do you fear you might be addicted to food? These questions, and more, are all equally important when we look at the possibility of someone who is battling a food addiction. The science has revealed…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   May 18, 2011  
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Does Obesity Automatically Ill Health?
Most people assume that obesity automatically equals poor health and an increased risk of certain health factors. But, according to researchers, the assumption might be based on the overly broad use of the term "obesity". While advocates are pushing for specific height/weight goals for optimal health, these researchers are documenting…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Sep 11, 2012  
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Lifestyle Eating Or A Diet - What is the Difference?
Most of us are used to eating just whatever takes our fancy on any given day but is that always the best or the healthiest way to feed our mind and body? If you tend toward the obese you could be following any one of a number of "diets" at…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Dec 05, 2011  
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Why Do People Go On A Detox Diet?
A detoxification or detox diet is the oldest medical treatment on Earth that involves natural process of neutralizing toxins from the body. Toxins and other unnecessary substances are transformed to less harmful compounds and sent out from the body in the form of urine and stools. A detox diet requires…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Apr 07, 2015  
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Obesity Rates Slow But Still Climb: Costs Billions Of Dollars In Health Care Costs
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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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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A new study has split nutritionists into two groups and has some dieters very intrigued. That study,…
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The Journal of Obesity contains a report that is sending shivers of fear up the spine of nearly everyone…
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