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Category Archives: Obesity

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So, You’ve Lost The Weight – Now What? (Part 2)

Written by Courteney

Posted on February 27, 2017 at 2:12 am

It can be incredibly hard to maintain weight loss. Most ‘dieters’ end up gaining the weight they lose back in a year or two, but it is most certainly possible to maintain weight loss if you take the right measures. There are many things you can do to take to ensure healthy living for life. We took a look at a few good tips for maintaining weight loss in our last post, and now for a few more: Stress is Setting Me Back Stress has been directly linked to weight gain and obesity, in more ways th .......

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Is There a Healthier Sub-type of Obesity?

Written by Courteney

Posted on November 16, 2016 at 2:21 am

The concept of ‘metabolically healthy obesity’ (MHO) has recently been circulating through the medical community, causing a few ripples as it goes. It refers to individuals who fall into the ‘obese’ body mass index (BMI) category, but according to a few criteria, may not be at the same heightened risk .......

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20 Conditions That Are Linked to Obesity

Written by Courteney

Posted on October 10, 2016 at 6:05 am

Obesity occurs when a person’s weight is over 20% higher than the healthy range for their height, or a person who has a body mass index of over 30. People who are obese have excess body fat than puts them at higher risk of developing many health complications such as heart disease or type 2 diabetes. .......

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Is BMI A True Indicator Of Fitness?

Written by Courteney

Posted on May 31, 2016 at 9:13 pm

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a formula of total body weight in pounds divided by overall height in meters that was created by the National Institutes of Health in 1998. It was established to measure fitness, or more specifically whether a person falls into a ‘healthy weight’ category. Fo .......

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Sports With Added Benefits For Kids

Written by Courteney

Posted on April 19, 2016 at 5:36 pm

Unfortunately, more children lead sedentary lives than ever before and the childhood obesity rate is rising higher and higher because of this (check out our post about that here). One third of American children are now overweight or obese, so it is more important than ever to get your child moving .......

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Our Most Sedentary Generation

Written by Courteney

Posted on April 6, 2016 at 8:54 pm

Ever notice there are never as many children outside playing kickball and tag than there were ten years ago? Many playgrounds are ghost towns nowadays compared to the bustling microcosms they once were. Unfortunately, more children lead sedentary lives today than any generation before. I .......

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Some Scary Facts about Obesity

Written by S.O.

Posted on December 4, 2015 at 7:30 am

Obesity is one the biggest problems that has the plagued 21st century. According to recent research, 34.5% or 7.6 million Americans are overweight and obese, yet it seems that these official statistics are underestimated. Certain interest groups are quite relieved that this issue is not discussed properly. Putting on a few pounds might not affect your physical appearance, but the health consequences can be much more severe and in some cases fatal. Let’s have a look at some of the major issues .......

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