It seems a common-sense deduction that too much sitting causes obesity. But now we have reliable science to that back-up. Science also shows that too much sitting increases the risks for metabolic syndrome (aka belly fat) and diabetes type 2. Both metabolic syndrome and diabetes type 2 are obesity-related illnesses. So it is obvious that […]
Overeating can lead to being overweight, and that can lead to a number of health problems from heart disease to depression. New research suggests that overweight and obesity could be having a negative affect on your five senses, too. Here are some of the possible risks being overweight could have on your senses and the warning […]
Jet lag is a temporary sleep disorder characterized by extreme tiredness, aches and pains, and general difficulty thinking and functioning. And if that isn’t bad enough to dissuade you from flying cost-to-coast, it gets worse. Now researchers have found that jet lag causes weight gain. We are a people in motion. We are on the […]
Simultaneous Rise of Fast Food and Obesity In the last thirty years, obesity and obesity related illnesses in the United State have skyrocketed. The number of overweight children between the ages of six and nineteen years old has tripled. Read: Can Junk Food Laws End Child Obesity? Overweight adults went from being half of the population […]
Mediterranean Diet Linked to Reversal of Metabolic Syndrome The Mediterranean diet has received some pretty good press. It is shown to be useful for people with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and metabolic syndrome (Read: 10 Weight Related Illnesses). When the Mediterranean diet is supplemented with nuts or extra virgin olive oil, the result […]
Obesity in the United States is extreme. More than two-thirds of Americans are overweight. This includes about 20% of American children. About one-third of Americans are obese and many suffer from obesity related illnesses such as hypertension, high cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes. We are aware of our obesity epidemic. Billions of dollars are spent […]
The UK’s first large-scale study on the impact of weight loss surgery on obesity reports a large reduction in type-2 diabetes and other health problems. It also discovered that weight loss surgery reverses diabetes in some instances. The National Bariatric Surgery Registry (NBSR) found the procedures to be safe. One-year after bariatric surgery, patients lost […]
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Did you know? You don't need to guzzle a gallon of H2O during your #exercise session.
It seems like the best way to stay hydrated during a sweaty #gym session, but when you work out at a moderate intensity for less than an hour, you only need to drink enough #water to satisfy your thirst. If you go an hour or more or you're exercising in hot conditions, weigh yourself before and after you work out and sip an extra 16 ounces of water per pound lost. Source: Shape Magazine
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