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Blueberries May Fight Belly Fat – And More

Research found there is a high level of naturally occurring antioxidants in blueberries. The goal is to fight metabolic syndrome.

04/02/2015

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Food Trust Having Positive Impact On Childhood Obesity

According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, obesity among children in Philadelphia has declined due to efforts by The Food Trust.

03/24/2015

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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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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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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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Obese Teens More Likely To Develop Colorectal Cancer

Researchers have found that obese teens are more than twice as likely to develop colorectal cancer, compared to normal weight adolescents.

10/09/2014

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USDA Report: Americans Are Eating Healthier

According to the report, “Changes in Eating Patterns and Diet Quality Among Working-Age Adults, 2005-2010,” more adults are checking out the Nutrition Facts Panel on most food packages.

10/06/2014

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The 5 Best Steps To Prevent Heart Disease

According to a study which followed over 20,000 men in Sweden for 11 years, five factors had the greatest impact on health: diet, exercise, smoking, weight circumference, and alcohol consumption.

09/23/2014

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Video: LeSean McCoy Throws 45-Pound Plate Really, Really Far

Eagles running back LeSean McCoy tossed a 45-pound plate like a “frisbee.”

08/11/2014

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Study: Stress, High-fat Meals Combine For Added Pounds

We all know too much stress can be bad for your health, but it can also be bad for your waistline.

07/14/2014

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Parents Of Young Children Are Heavier Than Non-Parents

Researchers found parents of young children were heavier and ate more calories, fatty foods, and sugary drinks than women without children.

06/04/2014

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Exposure To Natural Light May Influence Body Weight

Twenty minutes of natural light in the morning is associated with leaner figures.

04/25/2014

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Treating Osteoarthritis

When we talk about osteoarthritis, part of it is lifestyle and part of it is medical treatment as well.

04/18/2014

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Yes, You Can Be Too Thin

You might be surprised that research has found that being underweight puts people at even higher risk of dying early than obesity.

04/09/2014

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Fight Against Childhood Obesity Making Strides

A plan to fight childhood obesity may be making some inroads, thanks to a companies that package food and consumers who buy it.

02/23/2014

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