Tag Archives: risk of obesity

Drink a Beer for Your Health

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 01:53 AM

For thousands of years, beer has been considered the most common beverage around the world. Its extensive use in society may have been fueled by notion of its positive effects on health, although no scientific evidence has been collected during… Read More

The Dangerous Health Effects of Commuting

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, July 06, 2012 - 11:56 PM
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Long commutes have always been annoying, but as far as being hazardous to your health, that might just be a new idea. As cities become more busy with the urban sprawl, people are spending more and more time behind the… Read More

Society Dislikes Fat Women – Shocking Study

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 10:07 AM
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Obesity is a chronic and serious medical condition and according to many physicians, obesity is not a choice – it is a disease.  We don’t discriminate against people with cancer, arthritis or other health disorders, and we certainly don’t discriminate… Read More

Fighting Fat and Flab After 50

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, June 06, 2012 - 01:10 AM
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Do you want to grow old and still look fabulous?  The fight against flab during aging may be quite challenging but a recent report highlighted a simple, yet promising technique in winning the battle against obesity through the control of… Read More

Strange Psychological Response to Sugary Food

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, June 05, 2012 - 01:47 AM
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Do you find sweet-tasting food items more appealing than other food products?  The search for that particular sweet taste has been a part of our nutrition and has influenced human behavior for centuries.  The sweet taste in certain food items… Read More

The Wonders of Tai Chi for the Elderly

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, June 05, 2012 - 01:26 AM
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Have you ever considered using tai chi as your regular form of exercise?  Tai chi originated from China in the 15th century by the Taoist priest, Zhang San Feng, for his practice of religion and philosophy.  Two centuries later, tai… Read More

Obesity and Arthritis: How Are They Connected?

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 02:01 AM
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Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful chronic disease that is mainly characterized by inflammation of the joints.  Several risk factors have been strongly associated with the development of rheumatoid arthritis, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes.  However, it is also important to… Read More

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