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Working to Prevent Obesity in Today’s Children

From Meagan Deacon  How to get kids to eat healthy snack foods and improve diet: While it doesn’t take much to convince kids to head outside to the playground to get their daily dose of physical activity, navigating nutritious food options can be easier said than done. Here are a few tips and tricks adults…

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How Obesity Affects The Body

From N. Curtis  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has put out a blunt note on its website. It says that 33.8% of U.S. adults and 17% of children and adolescents aged between 2-19 years are obese. It adds that there has been a dramatic increase in obesity during the last 20 years. These…

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Obesity Is Epidemic

From Nathan E Leavitt   Obesity is becoming an epidemic and is a huge problem in the United States today. It is caused from the accumulation of excess body fat. It is destructive to our health and has proven to decrease our life expectancy. It is related to many different health conditions. To determine obesity, body…

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How To Reduce Obesity – Healthy Eating Plan

From Jeramey Thompson  Obesity can be defined as the accumulation of too much body fat. If you have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or above, you are considered to be obese. Body mass index can be determined by weight divided by height. This condition is widely regarded as one of the most damaging…

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10 Ways That Americans Can Eat Better

From Hal Johnson  We have to admit, most American these days are getting fatter, and some countries are already labeling them as obese people. This could be backed-up by a recent study that shows 65% of American adults are really overweight and are suffering from obesity. Americans know this fact and they are very much…

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Survival of the Fattest

From Abby Lange   From the time some long-ago human-like ancestor decided it would be cool to walk upright, all the way up to today, the leading cause of death has been starvation. (Horribly, in some parts of the world, it still is.) Wars and pandemics can’t begin to match starvation’s body count. So what’s a…

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Is the Body Mass Index the Best Measure for Health?

From Allen Gradnigo  There’s a photo of plus size model, Tara Lynn, on the cover of French Elle causing quite a stir on Facebook. To date, more than 224,000 people “Liked” the image, more than 156,000 shared the image, and more than 71,000 commented on the image. So what? That’s a fair question. Although Tara’s…

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