Obesity

17 FEBRUARY 2017

Ways To Avoid Stress-Related Weight Gain

Stress works by increasing the fight-or-flight hormone, cortisol, which makes you hungrier and also stimulates the deposit of fat around your midsection.”

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20 JANUARY 2016

Declaring War on Childhood Obesity

By applying a “don’t quit” attitude to fighting childhood obesity, we can help create the fittest and healthiest kids in the nation.

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6 JANUARY 2016

Mind Over Diet?

Study suggests people’s beliefs about causes of obesity influence their eating habits, weight.

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16 DECEMBER 2015

Secrets The Weight loss Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

Here are secrets that major players in the diet industry don’t want you to know.

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13 NOVEMBER 2015

Does Healthy Obesity Exist?

Obesity Won’t Kill You… But Its Complications Might

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23 SEPTEMBER 2015

Why Do We Overeat, and How Can We Stop?

In a nutshell, research shows that calories gleaned from bread, refined sugars, and processed foods promote overeating, whereas calories from whole vegetables, protein, and fiber decrease hunger.

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30 JULY 2015

Preventing Childhood Obesity: How To Help Kids Shed Weight By Changing Home Routines

Doctors may have found a way to simultaneously work on several major health problems facing U.S. children: obesity, too much TV, too little sleep and chaotic mealtimes. Maybe you can guess where this one is going.

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21 JULY 2015

Obesity Even Deadlier Than Ever Before

Obesity kills nearly three times more people than originally thought, according to a study from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health published in the American Journal of Public Health.

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25 JUNE 2015

Kids on Sweets: Are We Raising a Generation of Sugar Addicts?

Sugar is enticing, but so are drugs and alcohol. We haven’t given up the fight in educating children about the dangers of drugs, and we must be vigilant about sugar and processed junk food as well. Otherwise, we’re working to prevent one harm while another rages on in our homes.

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17 JUNE 2015

Consumption Of Artificial Sweeteners Associated With Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, Cardiovascular Disease

“It is not uncommon for people to be given messages that artificially-sweetened products are healthy, will help them lose weight or will help prevent weight gain,” says author Susan E. Swithers of Purdue University.

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