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: Switching From Soda To Water Can Help You Lose 14 Pounds A Year

Replacing soda with water will help you lose 14 pounds a year, a new study has found. The average American drinks 150 calories from soda each day but 40 percent of the population consumes between 300 and 800, much more than average.

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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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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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