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Obesity: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment Posted By : John Mark Lewis

Tue, 10 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400

According to the reports by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2007-08, more than 68 percent of the total population of United States of America is suffering from obesity. This makes roughly two third of their total population. To add to this, studies also show that 72 percent of men and 68 percent of women are obese.

Why You Need To Get Rid Of Obesity Posted By : William BlakeR

Tue, 07 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

If you are just putting on fats then this is the time to get serious about your health as you just can't ignore it. By consuming so much fats you are just inviting health hazards for yourself. HCG can be the best treatment option in such condition.

Fast Food Ways To Lose Your Double Chin Posted By : Rick Bungay

Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400

With the busy lifestyles that we lead today it's hard to remember to pack a lunch that is both nutritious and low in fat. It looks like there is going to be some help on the way. Losing your double chin and maintaining a healthy weight is a struggle everyday, but now that fast food restaurants are starting to realize that obesity is a major problem, and if they want to stay in business, they have to address it.

Why Can't You Lose Your Double Chin Posted By : Rick Bungay

Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400

There are a multitude of reasons can't lose your double chin. Some more difficult than others to be able to control. Eating too much or portions that are too large are a major factor in why we are unable to control weight gain. The wrong type of food, those with fat levels too high or sugar levels to high are a major cause of uncontrollable weight gain. Finding the time to exercise and doing the proper exercises can also be troublesome.

Obesity Continues to Rise: Alarming Statistics Promote Change Posted By : Johnson Author

Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Americans are fast becoming known as some of the old most obese an overweight in global populations. This is both worrisome and embarrassing to those living in the U.S., where, according to recent statistics. According to veteran news writer Bill Hendrick, writing for WebMD, obesity rates have increased in nearly half of the states in America in the past year, with 38 states admitting that obesity rates have risen over 25 per cent.

A Growing Problem: Teen Obesity Posted By : Johnson Author

Tue, 27 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Teen obesity has reached nearly epidemic proportions in recent years. The American Heart Association and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that between 15 per cent and 33 per cent of adolescents in the United States alone is overweight.

Weight Control Tea: A Tea Answering the Obesity Problem? Posted By : Marisha Kelly

Thu, 08 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

European producer of natural health products Bio3 has released an herbal tea said to combat obesity and reduce overweightness. As one of 17 products introduced into the American market in late 2009 by Bio3 Corporation, Weight Control Tea is part of Bio3's weight loss teas.

Portion Control Posted By : Ronald Cheli

Wed, 31 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400

When it comes to losing weight or maintaining a current healthy weight one of the most important things is portion control. Portion control is so simple and yet companies like Jenny Craig, Medifast, Nutrisystem, and various other companies make a fortune selling meals that are nothing more than 300-500 calories per serving. Not to mention I'm sure many of these meals have a ton of preservatives in order to keep them "fresh" and they end up losing a lot of their nutritional value because of this.

UK's Battle Over Obesity Posted By : Maria Clara

Tue, 23 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400

A number of studies and poles engage statistics on the latest epidemic of humanity, which is obesity. The result is very alarming as number of obese and overweight people in UK alone is rapidly increasing. The good news though is that many experts are trying to come up with various methods to avoid and battle this social pandemic.

How to Manage Calorie Intake to Fight Obesity Posted By : Ryan Mutt

Tue, 09 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Obesity is no doubt one of the most common worries of many people as it is closely linked to many other health risks. Obesity may be due to several reasons like improper diet, lack of exercises and due to certain health conditions. In this article, we will focus on the role of diet and calories in obesity.

Post Bariatric Surgery Explained Posted By : Mark Sierra

Sun, 07 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Post bariatric surgery can be a challenging time for patients. The medical procedure they just went through requires special care and a strong dedication to keep their body healthy as they embark on a new lifestyle. Here are some things they can expect during this time.

Understanding the Realities of Child Obesity Posted By : John Smi

Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

As a child, do you remember being given a lot of food and being told to gulp down every single bit of it? Have you encountered parents who think that fat children make healthy and happy children? These are among the reasons for the rise of child obesity cases worldwide.

Too Big to Get Through the Kitchen Door Posted By : Jill Smi

Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Children can be cruel to their peers - especially if there is a child that is a little different from the majority. Children go through many stages as they grow up. There is the gangly period when the girls physically outpace the boys. The boys then endure the lanky stage where they deal with two left feet while trying to come to terms with the newly discovered rib Adam had lost in the Garden of Eden. Each growth spurt carried it's own pain for most certainly - if not for all children.

Helping Your Child through Childhood Obesity Posted By : Jillian Smith

Thu, 31 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500

A child that suffers from overweight or obesity is one that should regarded as having a temporary disease, the obesity condition is dangerous for the child heath and has effect on his social life, self esteem and confidence. When you decide that you want to fight, and beat childhood obesity you should think carefully or a plan and a tactic you will use to fight this condition.

Fighting the Good Fight Against Obesity Posted By : John Smi

Tue, 29 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Recent studies came up with a statistical figure that approximately fifty-eight million men and women are overweight; roughly forty million are obese; and around three million are morbidly obese. Another study said that eight out of ten adults over twenty-five are overweight.

Take the Steps You Need to Cure Your Obesity Posted By : Jason Swanson

Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Obesity has become an epidemic, especially in The United States. An average of 300,000 Americans die each year and nearly $177 billion is spent on illnesses related to obesity. Obesity can affect your legs and back. It can raise your blood pressure and even cause diabetes. We are becoming fat and lazy, but before we can conquer the problem, we have to start accepting responsibility for our own actions. What you are about to read may offend some people, but it needs to be said.

Choosing A Wheelchair If You're Overweight Posted By : Floyd P. Dietz

Wed, 09 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Different kinds of people require using a wheelchair; some require them because they have become disabled due to having accidents or some other kind of detrimental experience, while still others may be too old to walk and need an aid to help them remain mobile.

How to Beat Obesity Posted By : Terry Metcalfe

Sat, 21 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Obesity is on the increase at an alarming rate in today's modern society. Millions of people are suffering through being over weight. The diseases that can affect you include blood pressure, diabetes, increased heart beating and pulse beating, breathing problems, asthma alongside other aspects such as anxiety and depression.

Tips For Battling Child Obesity Posted By : Joseph Carter

Mon, 09 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500

It is evident at schools, playgrounds, amusement parks, and swimming pools alike; obesity is a problem for present day children, who are battling weight problems like no other time in history. It is a challenge to defeat, especially with many parents being concerned about whether or not their children receive proper amounts of nutrients in their diets.

Reasons Why People Are Overweight Posted By : Jill Smi

Wed, 18 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Why are we overweight? This question has been asked many times and we all have different answers. The most common is because we eat too much, especially junk food, and exercise less. It is easy to say, I will lose weight and keep it off. Reality is that when we eat more calories than we can use for energy, our bodies store fat. The issue is whether we are seriously committed to change our lifestyle, adopt healthier habits and exercise more. After we gain weight, we find difficulty losing it. There is hope. Increasing our fat burning metabolism will help us lose weight.

Learn About Obesity And Losing Weight Posted By : Jasmine Stone

Wed, 11 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Obesity means an excessively high proportion of body fat. Overweight refers to an excess of body weight, but not necessarily body fat. Health professionals use a measurement called body mass index (BMI) to classify an adult's weight as healthy, overweight, or obese. BMI describes body weight relative to height and is correlated with total body fat content in most adults. Generally, the higher your BMI, the higher your health risk, and the risk increases even further if your waist size is greater than 40 inches for men or 35 inches for women.

Fighting Childhood Obesity Posted By : Jeni Stevens

Thu, 05 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500

The American nation is in a major health crisis. Our children are facing an early death sentence due to child obesity. It is said that this is the first generation in history where the children are not expected to outlive the parent due to childhood obesity. If that isn't enough of a wake-up call, the thought of your child not getting to experience life to the fullest should be.

How to Feed Your Child to Avoid Child Obesity? Posted By : Nick Mutt

Fri, 20 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Sometime taking extra care of your childs diet gives them more calories than they normally require. This can lead to child obesity which is very hazardous for your childs health. In this article, you will learn how to properly feed you child to avoid them to become obese or overweight.

What Parents Can Do to Fight Child Obesity? Posted By : Nick Mutt

Fri, 20 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Child obesity is one of the alarming situations in most of the countries in the world. Obesity among children can lead to several health problems. So it is always advisable for parents to take action against child obesity before its too late. You must carefully monitor what your children eat. The aim should be right food, right quantities; junk food to be restricted or chucked out completely.

What are the Risks of Child Obesity? Posted By : Nick Mutt

Fri, 20 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Sedentary lifestyles and poor eating habits have lead to several health problems among children. They now battle a host of diseases usually found in adults. More and more kids suffer from obesity and most have no idea how to stay healthy. Neither do their parents if one goes by case studies. Parents start worrying only when children turn 15 or 16. Many believe that hormonal imbalances are the main reasons why kids are flabby but that is a very minute percentage, say pediatricians.