Tag: obesity

Just Sitting Causes Belly Fat; Stand Up!

Is it possible that simply by standing up you can make your belly disappear? While it won’t happen overnight, moving from a sitting position...

The Detriment of the Western Diet

The human body is meant for extreme endurance but not without adequate rest, proper nutrition and some degree of stress management. In our fast-paced,...

3 Extra Pounds of Excess Belly Fat Triples Your Diabetes Risk

If the headline-grabbing news that "overweight people live longer" inspired you to skip your daily stroll or reach back into that bag of sour-cream-and-chives...

Study Finds Americans Poorest in Health Compared to Other Rich Nations

In a study conducted by Virginia Commonwealth University, it was found that Americans have higher rates of disease and chronic injury compared to other...

Are You Among the 25 Percent?

In a recent article in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, it was revealed that less than 25 percent of Americans actively exercise the recommended 30 minutes or more daily...

Some Daycare Centers Could be Contributing to Obesity Issue

In a study completed by the University of Montreal and the CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital Research centre, researchers found that children who regularly stayed in...

1 in 5 Children Now Obese: Are Lax School Laws to...

As the childhood obesity epidemic continues (the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now estimates that 1/5 of American children are obese), public health officials continue to look at ways...

Childhood Obesity in Poor Neighborhoods Spinning Out of Control

We all know that obesity rates in the US are staggeringly high. And the sad part is, according to a recent study at Rice...

Is the Craving for Instant Gratification Driving Our Health Problems?

When The Black Eyed Peas sing "Someday," they're crooning an anthem for immediate gratification: "I don't want it someday; I don't want it one...

Obesity: It’s Not About Primarily Avoiding Calories and Fats

The rates of obesity in the US are staggeringly high and they are only getting higher. But is there a way to predict if...
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