Why You May Need To Ask Yourself: ‘Am I Too Fat?’

Obesity was recently named a top risk factor for COVID-19. Even being ‘mildly obese’ can put you at serious risk, according to a recent report discussing a study from the European Journal of Endocrinology.

It’s Time to Redefine “Perfectly Healthy”

On one hand, it has become much more inclusive and holistic to lump together physical health, mental health, social health and even financial health. On the other hand, we are still prone to letting our eyes be the judge as to whether someone “looks healthy.”

Yet Another Reason To Fight America’s Obesity Epidemic

It’s evident that being obese is associated with such serious health issues like hypertension, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), depression and even cancer. And now, a recent study provided evidence which states that a fat cell’s “immune response” may make obesity even worse.

One Good Reason To Address Metabolic Syndrome - COVID-19!

Many of us are now aware that metabolic syndrome puts us at greater risk of developing complications from COVID-19. But many people still don’t really understand what metabolic syndrome is. 

Are You An Excessive Coffee Drinker? Here’s Why You May Want To Stop

A recent study suggests that excess coffee consumption may contribute to poor health in general. More specifically, excess coffee consumption may increase the risk of developing certain diseases such as osteoarthritis, arthropathy (any kind of joint disease) and obesity.

Why Donuts Should Be Mostly A Don’t!

Donuts are delicious and may even feel “comforting” during these challenging times, but you may really want to think about what is in these donuts before you go purchase a dozen or two and share with your family.

Obesity Named Top Risk Factor For COVID-19. These 6 "Doctors" Can Help

We cannot control our age or genetic predispositions to certain health issues, but we can certainly make an effort to control our weight and maintain a strong immune system. This goes far beyond the number on the scale. It includes doing our part to stay active and eat healthily. It involves being proactive about our health and well being and consulting our doctors when necessary.

COVID-19 Panel Discussion

There are several stories such as these. So many black Americans with underlying health conditions are dying due to complications from COVID-19.

An Avocado A Day May Help Keep The Cognitive Decline Away!

There are so many reasons why eating this green, creamy goodness may be good for you, and now, recently, a new study found evidence which suggested that eating avocados may be especially good for people who are overweight or obese in regards to their cognitive health.

The Coronavirus Wake-Up Call

One of the most difficult and painful aspects of the current SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus or COVID-19) pandemic is having to accept that individually as well as a society, we could have done so much more to reduce the impact of this virus. Admittedly, our lifestyles have contributed to the underlying health conditions that greatly increase the risk of developing complications or even dying from this virus.

Ditch the “Happy Meals” To Keep Your Kids Healthy and Happy

This past September in a town called Holly Springs, North Carolina, a group of third-graders ditched recess and made a more than one mile trek to a local McDonald’s.

Think Dining Out is Pricey? What About the Expense Of Your Health?

Eating is said to be one of America’s greatest pastimes. But imagine a world without restaurants and drive- thrus. Yes, life would be less convenient. But the truth is that we’d all probably be much healthier.

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