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Why Fad Diets Don’t Work

Crash diets: they are a trend and they are popular but very few can deliver long term results.

04/17/2015

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Penn Study Claims Obese People Viewed As Less Competent At Work

It’s no secret that being obese has dire consequences for your health, but it could also be affecting your job prospects.

04/16/2015

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Healthy Eating Tips for Weight Loss

Sponsor Provided Content Every year (or perhaps even every few months), a new diet appears that’s supposed to be the best and most effective one ever. By this point in time, it seems like we’ve […]

03/25/2015

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Increased Waistline Means Increased Risk

Some experts are suggesting that increased waist circumference should be added to heart risk assessment tools, like cigarette smoking and high cholesterol.

03/20/2015

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New Warning For Older Adults About Diet Soda

Research on nearly 800 adults 65 and older links drinking diet soda to a rise in abdominal obesity.

03/17/2015

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Defining And Understanding Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is an indicator of high risk for diabetes and heart disease, so it’s important you know the 5 warning signs.

03/09/2015

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Children At Risk For High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure in children leads to high blood pressure in adults and adult hypertension is the leading cause of death in the world.

02/27/2015

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No Surprises Here: Study Claims The Most Addictive Foods Are Just What You Thought

The researchers say this study is a step towards identifying specific foods that can trigger an addictive response.

02/25/2015

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Ranking America’s Healthiest States

America’s Health Rankings look at how states compare against each other year to year, with targets like smoking, obesity and preventable hospitalizations examined.

02/24/2015

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Obesity Increases Stroke Risk

The National Women’s Health Study found that obesity is clearly linked to more strokes in women ages 35 to 54.

02/05/2015

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Millions Of U.S. Pets Overweight Or Obese

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, in 2013 an estimated 52 percent, or 43.8 million U.S. dogs, were estimated to be overweight or obese.

01/27/2015

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Obese Teens Risk Premature Death

Obesity at age 18 has the same risk for premature death as that of heavy smokers – heavy smokers are those who smoke more than ten cigarettes a day.

01/15/2015

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Canadian Researchers Claim Potato Extract Could Prevent Obesity

While watching your intake is good, you might not want to completely skip the spuds just yet.

12/10/2014

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Study: Some States Are Fatter Than We Thought

According to CBS News, new research looked at doctors’ measurements of height and weight rather than asking people to self-report, which had been done in the past.

11/24/2014

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World Health Organization Concerned About Energy Drinks

Energy drinks have been growing in popularity but the World Health Organization is questioning their use.

10/22/2014

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