As the New Year is upon us, it's the time many make resolutions to lose weight. But what's the best way?
This year Discovery Health wants to help with the National Body Challenge. What is it?
Another sad report of obesity among children, this one about 10 and 11 year olds. These reports are more and more common today, with sobering statistics showing how many children are overweight or obese. And the numbers aren't getting better:
GROUPS in Hucknall, through the Dispatch’s ‘Fit, Healthy and Happy campaign’, are being urged to tackle childhood obesity — after statistics revealed a third of all local ten and 11-year-olds are overweight.
Ashfield also has the highest number of obese adults compared to the rest of the county at 28 per cent. This could be related to also having the lowest consumption rates of fruit and vegetables....More at Third of all ten and 11-year-olds classed as obese
The evidence is growing every day, more and more of our children are showing signs of heart disease! This is devastating to the health of our nation and world, and from the statistics, is only getting worse.
As many as 50% of overweight children and 60% of obese teens are already showing signs of heart disease. This was unheard of in earlier generations. The introduction of processed foods and soda has been a major contributor to this epidemic. Read the rest of this entry »
Flu shots have been under the microscope more recently to determine whether they are effective in preventing or even reducing the occurrences of the flu. In a recent issue of HSI Alert, I noticed an interesting study and review that shed some more light on the subject. Read the rest of this entry »