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Obesity Rates Rise in English Speaking Countries

Obesity Rates Rise in English Speaking Countries

Obesity continues to grow at epidemic proportions. A group of studies not only look at the rise of the obesity rates in the United States but worldwide. The outcomes squarely anoint the English speaking countries as having the highest obesity rates in the world. Read More


Diet Drinks Good for the Waist, Bad for the Heart

Diet Drinks Good for the Waist, Bad for the Heart

Are you a fan of diet drinks? They may not be as safe as you think. A recent study presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference, claims that people who drank diet soda everyday had a 61% higher risk of vascular events than those who didn't. Read More


Walk Away Your Chances of Developing Diabetes

Walk Away Your Chances of Developing Diabetes

If you want to decrease your risk of developing diabetes or becoming obese, walk three thousand steps a day, five days a week. This study was published in the BMJ British Medical Journal, and according to the authors of the study is the first time that an assessment has been made on the impact... Read More


Relationship Between Obesity and Testosterone Levels

Relationship Between Obesity and Testosterone Levels

Endocrinologists at the University of Buffalo have published a report in Diabetes Care that 40 percent of obese participants involved in the Hypogonadism in Males (HIM) study had lower-than-normal testosterone readings. In addition, the study revealed there was an inverse relationship between ... Read More


Staying Fit During the Holiday Season

Staying Fit During the Holiday Season

The holiday season in a great time to experience the joy of family and togetherness but can also lead to stress and overindulgence, neither of which is ideal for health. Why wait for New Year's Day to find your jeans don't fit and make diet resolutions? Read More


Can Mom's Weight Influence a Child's Risk of Obesity?

Can Mom's Weight Influence a Child's Risk of Obesity?

Can Mom's Weight Influence a child's Risk of Obesity? Preliminary studies say, yes. Read More


A Life Partner Increases Weight in Women

A Life Partner Increases Weight in Women

Now here is an interesting, maybe even distressing, or at the very least provocative idea. Simply being in a relationship can make women put on weight. It is well known that many women put on weight after giving birth to a child due to hormonal, behavioral and lifestyle changes. Women often ne... 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


Why We Keep Eating When Full

Why We Keep Eating When Full

Why do we keep eating pleasurable foods when full? The answer may seem obvious, but a recent article published in Biological Psychiatry has a scientific answer in the hunger hormone ghrelin. Read More


Clumsiness and Obesity Intertwined

Clumsiness and Obesity Intertwined

Children with poor coordination could be at higher risk of obesity later in life. The research published in the British Medical Journal found that youngsters who performed least well in tests assessing cognitive and physical function were far more likely to be obese by age 33. Researchers exa... Read More


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