Increased knowledge of the impact of certain food types has not yet resulted in the behavioral changes required to make improvements in American public health. Over sixty million Americans aged twenty or over are classified as obese and nine million children and teens are considered overweight. This represents a crisis in public health because obesity is […]
Greater knowledge of how the human body works and data gathering has proven the link between obesity and poor health. Obesity has been identified as the second biggest cause of preventable death in America and over sixty million Americans over the age of twenty are classified as obese. In addition, in excess of nine million children and […]
Guest blogger Vanessa Morley is a registered dietetic technician and writes health blogs for Everyday Health.
ACTIVATE DRINKS ANNOUNCES OPENING OF THE ‘GET ACTIVATED’ POP-UP SHOP Nutrient-Enhanced Beverage Company Partners with Get America Fit Foundation to Support the Fight Against Obesity and Asks Consumers One Simple Question: Calories or Cash?
Why Exercise Is So Important For Cancer Patients? People diagnosed with colon cancer, mesothelioma or other types of cancer have traditionally been advised by their doctor to avoid exercising while being treated for the disease. However, recent studies have shown that cancer patients who exercise during cancer treatments are more likely to beat the disease […]
Four Generations………….Children are born, traditions are passed and the love continues on! This statement means a lot more to me than the frame our family’s four generation picture is placed in. Not only because the love continues on, but the love of our healthy lifestyle continues on.
Allowing Children to Be Obesity is Child Abuse Eradicating the Crime Requires Parents to Change In regard to “childhood obesity” over feeding of children by parents and guardians is as being the same as under feeding. It is malnutrition. According to Stanford University Hospital (http://stanfordhospital.org/clinicsmedServices/COE/surgicalServices/generalSurgery/bariatricsurgery/obesity/effects.html) the health effects of obesity include high blood pressure, Type […]
The Chicken Nugget Challenge “But I can’t get my child to eat veggies. All he wants is chicken nuggets.” Getting children to eat healthy can be a challenge at times. However, a parent must always remember that he or she is responsible for teaching a child about healthy living. In fact, the biggest contributor to […]
Youth Obesity Isn’t the Problem! 1 out of every 3 children in the U.S. is considered overweight or obese according to the Center for Disease Control. Obesity however is just a symptom of a much bigger problem. Are you aware of what’s going on in the trenches? Are you paying attention to your child? The […]
Take Advantage of Your Metabolism By Greg Justice, MA Obesity. It’s a word that strikes fear in millions, anger in millions more, and depression in more than ten percent of the U.S. population. At this moment, more than one-third of U.S. adults are clinically obese. There are a number of different ways to measure whether […]