Obesity

Study: Teaching Children About The Causes Of Obesity Helps Reduce It. So Why Aren’t Schools Teaching Kids About Junk Foods?

Could health education help combat childhood obesity? That question is what Tabitha Blasingame of the Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital sought to answer in her paper. On determining whether or not health education could contribute to better food and lifestyle choices, she discovered that it very well could.

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More Fitness, Less Fatness

Public health experts worry about the effects of ‘fat acceptance’ on our well-being and the costs of chronic weight-related ailments.

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Study: Eating Fast Raises Risk of Heart Disease, Obesity, Cholesterol 5 Times

People who eat very quickly do not give their bodies time to realize it is full – meaning they tend to eat more, according to cardiologists based at Hiroshima University in Japan.

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Study: Metabolism Speeds Up Just 8 Days After Stopping High Fructose Corn Syrup

Professor Jean-Marc Schwartz at Touro University in California found that removing fructose can improve your health in only eight days. Fructose is found in 75 percent of packaged food and drinks, it is converted into fat instead of digesting which adds extra weight to the body. One way to ditch HFCS is by avoiding flavored […]

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Our Food Killing Us? MOVIE: Could a Whole Food Plant Based Diet Be the Answer?

Can a whole food plant based diet turn around the tidal wave of disease the world is currently experiencing? In this short interview, the makers of this new documentary talk about the film, the background behind it, some of the reasons why your good health is NOT profitable, and what we can learn about what’s […]

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Obesity, Inactivity May Outpace Smoking In Risk For Death From Cancer

Many believe family history is the main determinant of their cancer risk. They’re wrong. Today, over 50% of cancers can be attributable to lifestyle choices including your diet and activity, and may soon become the number one cause.

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RECORD: Two Billion People Around the World Are Now Obese

Over a quarter of the planet’s population is suffering from fat-related health problems, a stunning report warns. And four million people died in 2015 as a direct result of being overweight and struck by cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other killer conditions.

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