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Newest Men’s Weight Loss Breakthrough

According to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, 40% of U.S. men are overweight and another 35% are obese. Given these figures and the well-known fact that being overweight increases the risk for many diseases, there are undoubtedly many males focusing on men’s weight loss strategies. But you wouldn’t know that by seeing advertisements […]

Healthy Summer Foods Perfect For a Cookout

It’s that time of year again, the season of fun in the sun. Pool parties. Picnics. Cookouts. Chances are you’ll attend several cookouts this summer, which can make it challenging to keep your weight down. After all, healthy summer foods are usually not the main feature of most cookouts. Instead, there is a spread of […]

Childhood Diabesity: The Growing Epidemic

Worrying about your children is part of being a parent. You worry about stranger danger, schoolyard safety, internet predators, drug use, teenage pregnancy. You’ve probably worried about everything in your child’s life at one time or another. But have you ever worried about childhood diabesity? If you have never thought about this disease, much less […]

Childhood Diabetes: How Much Sugar is Your Child Eating?

Until recently, childhood diabetes was synonymous with type 1, previously called juvenile diabetes. With type 1, the pancreas does not produce insulin, the hormone necessary for getting glucose into the cells for energy. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas. There […]

The Effects of Diabesity: How Did it Get so Out of Control?

Diabesity is the new term for diabetes that is associated with obesity. It is a metabolic disorder ranging from mild blood sugar imbalances to minor insulin resistance to prediabetes to full-blown type 2 diabetes. Diabesity has become a worldwide epidemic. In America alone, 1 of every 2 people now suffer the effects of diabesity. This […]

The Effects of Obesity on Health, Happiness, and Self-Esteem

The effect of obesity on health is a frequent topic of conversation on TV talk shows and radio broadcasts. It is often written about in magazine, newspaper, and internet articles. Almost everybody knows by now how obesity negatively affects health. But those of us who struggle with our weight know that obesity affects much more […]

The Effects of Diabetes on Health, and How Diet Can Help

According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are 30.3 million diagnosed diabetics in America (as of 2015.) That is 9.4% of the U.S. population. The effects of diabetes on health are numerous and severe, as hundreds of millions of people know from firsthand experience. Since every organ system can suffer the effects of diabetes, […]

10 Fat Loss Lies and the Slimming Truth

If you’re reading this article, it’s a good bet fat loss is a problem for you. You’ve tried everything to lose that stubborn fat. Crash diets. Fad diets. Nutrisystem. Jenny Craig. Weight Watchers. Aerobics. Weight Training. Why, you have enough weight loss DVDs to start your own store! And yet, that fat is still hangin’ […]