Nearly 40% of Americans are Obese

Nearly 40% of Americans are Obese

Nearly 40% of Americans are Obese The rate of obesity in the United States has reached a new high, at 39.6% of adults, according to US government data released Friday. Health experts are concerned about obesity because it is associated with a number of life-threatening health conditions, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and certain kinds […]

Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex

Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex

Men, a Healthy Heart for Healthy Sex Men with multiple risk factors for heart disease may be more likely to develop erectile dysfunction later in life than men with optimal heart health, a recent study shows. Researchers focused on 7 risk factors for heart disease, as follows: high blood pressure elevated cholesterol high blood sugar […]

‘Healthy’ Obese Face Higher Heart Attack Risk

‘Healthy’ Obese Face Higher Heart Attack Risk

‘Healthy’ Obese Face Higher Heart Attack Risk Even without high blood pressure or other signs of illness, obese adults have a much higher risk of developing heart disease than normal-weight peers, according to a new study from Denmark. The results contradict recent research suggesting a subgroup of obese individuals known as “metabolically healthy obese” may […]

“No Solid Evidence to Support that Diet Drinks are a Healthy Choice”

“No Solid Evidence to Support that Diet Drinks are a Healthy Choice”

“No Solid Evidence to Support that Diet Drinks are a Healthy Choice” $KO, $PEP Although diet and sugar-free drinks are often promoted as healthier choices, a new study found they are no more helpful for losing weight or preventing weight gain than their full-sugar versions. Diet drinks contain no sugar and are sweetened with artificial […]

The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese Childhood obesity has more than 2X’d in children and 4X’d in adolescents over the past 30 years, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Big Q: Why? The Big A: A study conducted by British researchers sought to find out. They discovered that some of the […]

Say NO to Soda

Say NO to Soda

Say NO to Soda “Just Say No” was a slogan minted by 1st Lady Nancy Reagan. The “Just Say No” advertising campaign Vs recreational drug use was prevalent through the 1980’s. Today, the same slogan is appropriate to discourage soda consumption. For people who struggle with weight or chronic health issues, replacing soda and other […]

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans

US Government Dietary Guidelines Inappropriate for Most Americans When analyzed the actual amount of food in the government dietary patterns, are the same old one “done over”. They all consist of about 55% carbohydrates, 32 to 34% fat, and they recommend most of the same foods. There are different nutritional needs for children. Women respond […]