Hormonal Changes In Menopause Can Lead To Weight GainSome of the biggest contributors to the weight gain are sleep problems which are common in menopause. Falling levels of estrogen can cause you to collect more weight in your belly, and less in the hips and thighs. And one other surprising factor: loss of muscle.
Avoid Stroke By Practicing 5 Healthy BehaviorsHarvard researchers have found that middle-aged people who practice five healthy behaviors lower their stroke risk by about 80%.
Blueberries May Fight Belly Fat - And MoreResearch found there is a high level of naturally occurring antioxidants in blueberries. The goal is to fight metabolic syndrome.
Food Trust Having Positive Impact On Childhood ObesityAccording to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, obesity among children in Philadelphia has declined due to efforts by The Food Trust.
Increased Waistline Means Increased RiskSome experts are suggesting that increased waist circumference should be added to heart risk assessment tools, like cigarette smoking and high cholesterol.
Obese Teens Risk Premature DeathObesity 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.
Study: Some States Are Fatter Than We ThoughtAccording 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.
Obese Teens More Likely To Develop Colorectal CancerResearchers have found that obese teens are more than twice as likely to develop colorectal cancer, compared to normal weight adolescents.
USDA Report: Americans Are Eating HealthierAccording 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.
The 5 Best Steps To Prevent Heart DiseaseAccording 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.
Video: LeSean McCoy Throws 45-Pound Plate Really, Really FarEagles running back LeSean McCoy tossed a 45-pound plate like a "frisbee."
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.