Young Adults Are Eating Their Hearts Out, Literally!
A new study conducted by the University of Bristol Medical School has found that being overweight appears to be affecting the actual structure and function of hearts in young adults. Ultimately, this could lead to future generations being more at risk of cardiovascular disease.
Does Using a Smaller Plate Actually Help You Lose Weight?
One “trick” you may be familiar with to avoid overeating is using smaller plates to serve your food and control proportions sizes. But according to recent research, smaller plates don’t help you eat less when you’re hungry.
The Fizzling Out of Soda
Restaurants in Baltimore have recently banned sodas and other sugary drinks from kids’ menus throughout the city. So that begs the question. Is maintaining good health a personal choice or is it up to legislators to help facilitate?
How Being Skinny Fat Can Make You Lose Your Mind
Have you ever heard someone refer to another person as “skinny fat?” If you are not familiar with this oxymoron, skinny fat essentially means that a person looks skinny but actually has a body with little muscle and a high amount of fat.
Health is Our Greatest Wealth. But Are the Wealthy Making Us Unhealthy?
How many of you have seen a huge, gorgeous home and thought that it may be the root of many of our health problems?
My Brain Told Me I Was Skinny When I Was Fat! And When I Lost Weight, It Told Me I Was Fat. Go figure!!
Some of the questions I get asked a lot since I lost weight are:
Caught on Camera: How This Embarrassing Snoring Video Changed My Life
This video below of me snoring is not pretty! Neither are the pictures of what I looked like when I used to snore.
If You See Me, Ask Me If I Am Happy Before You Ask Me What I Do For A Living
Have you noticed that among the first two or three questions someone asks when they meet you is what you do?
The Crazy Connection Between Flies and Obesity
Perhaps some of the biggest health concerns for individuals who are morbidly obese include an increased risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke, complications from diabetes and cancer.
The Ripple Effect of Weight Loss in Marriage
There’s no sugar-coating the obesity epidemic in America.
Want to Raise Healthy Kids? Give Them Water
The incidence of childhood obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s. Currently, one in five school-aged children (ages 6-19) are obese. In addition to this, approximately one-third of American youth are overweight. And if our children are overweight or obese, the more likely they are to remain so as adults, which may increase their risk for a variety of diseases, including heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
Men: Here is How You Make Sure Your Sperm Can Make Healthy Babies!
When it comes fertility issues we generally focus on the woman’s ability to conceive, especially as she ages. But the truth is men also have to be mindful of fertility problems. And a man may be proactive about maintaining the quality of his sperm, by maintaining a healthy weight.
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