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Watching TV Can Be Bad For Your Health

October 10, 2013

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Physical activity may be more important than you think.  For example. even if you work out at the gym several times a week, your health is still at risk if the rest of your day is spent watching TV. According to a research study. every hour spent watching  television puts you at risk for heart disease, […]

Overweight/Obesity-A Health Risk Factor

September 10, 2013

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The World Health Organization defines obesity as “an abnormal or excessive accumulation of fat that presents a risk to health.” When we consume more calories than our body burns, the body store the excess as fat. This  eventually leads to excessive weight gain and obesity. Being overweight is a major health risk factor for many […]

Overweight-A Risk Factor For Cancer

July 10, 2013

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It is known through many research studies that being overweight increases the risk of developing diseases. In  this study, researchers in the United Kingdom studied data from 221 studies  and 250, 000 cancer cases.  It was to determine if a 5kg/m2 increase in body mass index  is a risk factor f0r cancer. The Body Mass […]

Exercise May Reduce Anger InOverweight Children

June 30, 2013

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There are many health benefits for children who exercise regularly, benefits such as better health and the prevention of obesity. It has also been associated with reducing aggression and anxiety. A study done  at the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine has shown that it reduces anger in overweight, but otherwise healthy children. For […]

Managing Weight With Diabetes

June 18, 2013

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Being overweight increases your risk for developing type 2 diabetes. If you are a diabetic and are overweight you are dealing with two health issues. Once diagnosed with diabetes, maintaining good health will require both weight control and disease management. This will require self-care. Because you area diabetic you will require special care to control your […]

Sitting Too Much Is Bad For Everyone

April 2, 2013

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Whether you are fat, thin or normal weight too much sitting puts your health at risk. People who sit for long periods and are inactive  are at risk for chronic diseases;  they recover slowly from existing illnesses. Being physically inactive; however  is often associated with obese and overweight people, labeling them as unhealthy couch potatoes […]

Starting On A Weight Loss Diet

March 17, 2013

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Preparing to go on a weight loss diet is an important step in your weight loss journey. You should prepare as you would for any important event. Just placing yourself on a weight loss diet wouldn’t do it.There are certain steps that must be taken to ensure success and long-term commitment. Start by assessing your weight health, […]

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