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The Superfoods List Every Diet Needs

If you haven’t heard about superfoods, you’ve probably been living under a rock somewhere. Superfoods are on everyone’s minds and lips these days. How could they not be? They are written about in nutrition mags and websites. News reports and advertisements are filled with the miraculous benefits of eating superfoods. They can slow aging. Speed […]

A Summer Body not Always a Bikini Body

Summer is here again. Depending on where you live, summer is a season of wall-to-wall sunshine. Pearly white smiles surrounded by perfectly tanned faces. Bare bronzed arms, legs, and tight bellies. But summer is not a happy time for everyone. Don’t be ashamed of your body, afraid you don’t have a perfect summer body, lead […]

Depression Diet or Drugs: Which Will Make YOU Happier?

If you suffer from depression, you’re not alone. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the United States. More than 16 million American adults suffer at least one major depressive incident per year. Those who seek treatment for this serious mood disorder are often […]

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 […]