obesity : Health news, advice and natural remedies

Stop calorie counting, start promoting nutrition for heart health

Stop calorie counting, start promoting nutrition for heart health, experts sayA popular method for dieting is to count calories. Recommended daily calories for a sedentary senior male is around 2,000 and 1,600 for females. Of course, this would increase if a person is active. Counting calories seems like a universal …

Can you smell your health?

can you smell healthAll five senses guide us through life. Whether seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling or feeling, they work together to paint a picture of the world.

When something smells bad, we likely won’t approach or eat it. The foul smell signals to …

Tossing and turning at night? This will help…

FAT, OBESITY, FAT, OBESITYAs it turns out, sleeping with too much light in the room can significantly increase the risk of obesity, especially in women.

Recently, a British study, funded by the charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer and published in the American Journal of

Why there’s no such thing as fat and healthy

diabetes, fat, obesityWhile curvy might be a style statement and plus-sized models graze the covers of fashion magazines, the verdict is in. Scientific research says it is just is not possible to be overweight and healthy.

While the tides of change brought …

Hungry All The Time? This Could Be The Problem

179691471Americans just keep getting fatter, it’s true, but did you know that sleep deprivation could play a role in tipping the scales?

Studies have connected sleep, eating and weight in adults and older children. Now new research published in the …

If You’re Having Trouble Losing Weight This Could Be The Reason

481245403Experts have suggested many different causes for obesity, focusing on a lack of healthy food in our diets and lifestyles that keep us sedentary. But here is one possible culprit you probably hadn’t considered: Antibiotics.

According to Scientific American, …

Diet Soda Drinkers More Likely To Be Obese

SODAFeeling guilty lining up at the fast food restaurant counter? Well, that greasy burger and fries won’t be any less detrimental if you wash them down with diet soda. No free pass for you!

A new study published in the …

Food Label ‘Makeover’ To Fight Obesity

153577631Do you read food labels while you’re grocery shopping, looking for grams of sugar and fat? If so, you may soon notice some changes – the first in 20 years –designed to reduce obesity and its related diseases among Americans.

The …

Your Waistline Could Shorten Your Life

478289643Whether it is an extra inch or a full-blown spare tire, that extra weight you have around your waist might make for more than a few cringe-worthy moments on the scale. It might also be shaving years off of your …

Obesity Defeated: 43% Drop In Obesity Means You Can Do It

160942185Put down that donut and listen up! There’s good news to report on the war on fat – news I’m happy to share with you and all my patients. News that could make you want to tweak your diet, pile …

Obesity Higher Amongst Older Women, Down In Younger Children

86497702Well, the United States obesity rates may be down in preschoolers, but they’re up for older women, according to new statistics.

A recent survey, conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and published in the Journal

Age Related Obesity: Brown Fat Fights Belly Fat

122224070Let’s face it, body fat has a bad reputation – something we fret about constantly and try to burn away with regular exercise. Well, here’s something to consider as you try to keep your New Year’s resolution of losing weight: When …

Obesity Can Now Affect Kidney Function

185717114The obesity epidemic sweeping the West is a cause for real concern, which is why groups like Let’s Move have been formed to get people off the couch.

Despite efforts by these organizations to improve the health of children and …

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