Trying to lose weight? You are not alone! The United States has the highest, rate of obesity in the world.
In 2010, more than 35% of American adults were obese as well as 17% of American kids, and it is estimated that 50% of adults will be obese by 2030. Obesity has been attributed to many things, including our overconsumption of processed grains, sweetened foods & sodas. Our sedentary lifestyles does not help either.
Polls show many Americans are unaware of some dangers linked to being overweight. Heart disease & diabetes get all the attention; but what about the many other ways obesity can damage your health?
Carrying too many pounds may lead to or worsen some types of cancer, arthritis, sleep apnea, even infertility. But a new poll suggests few Americans realize the links.
Efforts to address the childhood obesity epidemic have centered around one simple message: "Move more. Eat less:' But in light of a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, parents may also be taking a closer look at the packages Junior's meals and drinks are coming in.
Mark Hyman, MD, in his book, "The Blood Sugar Solution" refers to the term "Diabesity" i.e. an overwhelming epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes.
He talks about ways of treating this significantly risky condition.
According to a doctoral thesis published in the British Journal of Nutrition, daily intake of probiotics may help reduce low-level inflammation & prevent obesity.
IBD likely independent risk factor for coronary artery disease
New research has shown that seaweed could hold the key to tackling obesity - it was found to reduce fat uptake by more than 75% What more - the team at Newcastle University are adding seaweed to bread to see if they can develop foods that help you lose weight while you eat them!
University of Michigan researchers have determined that body fat is not an effective indicator of high cholesterol in children.