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Despite Increasing Physical Activity Levels, Obesity Continues to Rise in America

Despite Increasing Physical Activity Levels, Obesity Continues to Rise in America

Even though Americans are more physically active now, obesity levels continue to rise unperturbed. This is according to researchers from the University of Washington and reported in the journal Population Health Metrics. Read More


Eating Slowly May Lower Hunger but Not Calorie Intake

Eating Slowly May Lower Hunger but Not Calorie Intake

Prior research suggests that eating speed may impact the number of calories that goes into our bodies. However, recent research indicates that eating speed, not caloric intake can have a greater effect on hunger suppression. This is according to recent research published in the Journal of the ... Read More


Eating Quickly Associated with Obesity and Overeating

Eating Quickly Associated with Obesity and Overeating

Inhaling your food and eating until you begin to feel full can potentially triple your risk of being overweight, according to research from Japan's Osaka University. The Scientists, who published their work in the British Medical Journal, used questionnaires to analyze the eating habits of 1,1... Read More


Mandometer May be the Device Children need to Lose Weight

Mandometer May be the Device Children need to Lose Weight

Weight loss continues to be a persistent goal for the majority of Americans and one of the New Year's resolutions that always seem to fall through the cracks. As we look for new ways to lose weight, eating slower may be the easiest, most appealing choice. Eating slower allows the brain to regi... Read More


Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Drugs

Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Drugs

If you have high cholesterol and you're brimming with confidence in synthetic pharmaceuticals, then statin drugs such as Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor and Levitor are for you. If, however, you lean toward medicating your body with natural products, there are a variety of items that have been scient... Read More


Quicker Dementia Linked to Obesity and Heart Disease

Quicker Dementia Linked to Obesity and Heart Disease

Obesity, along with the diabetes and heart disease that often accompany it, can quicken the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a series of four recent studies, which also point to the importance of adopting practices aimed at early prevention of brain ills.  &n... Read More


Fatty-Liver Disease Retreats With Weight Loss

Fatty-Liver Disease Retreats With Weight Loss

If patients lose 9 percent of their body weight, a dangerous condition of the liver can be reversed, a recent study has shown.     The condition, known as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), is characterized by an abnormal, usually obesity-caused buildup of fat in the liver. ... Read More


Diet Soda: Doorway to Weight Gain

Diet Soda: Doorway to Weight Gain

Diet soda isn't the silver bullet to weight loss its often made out to be. Nor does it prevent weight gain. In fact, drinking diet soda is strongly correlated with overweight and obesity. Diet soda has 5 calories or fewer per serving, of course, but emerging research seems to suggest that ... Read More


Another Five Predictors of Long Life

Another Five Predictors of Long Life

Being conscious of fat and sugar in your diet, and working out at the gym, may seem like the keys to a long and healthy life. But you may easily tire of calorie counting and workouts. It seems the real signs of whether you will be blessed with considerable longevity is if you've adopted certa... Read More


Healthy Feet Incompatible With Fat

Healthy Feet Incompatible With Fat

Obesity can lead to foot amputations, warns a podiatry organization in Australia. This is "particularly [true of] those patients who have diabetes, because they can lose feeling in their feet and sustain injuries, which can get infected and sometimes require amputation," said Brenden Brown, v... Read More



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