Rules of Fitness for People of All Ages

Rules of Fitness for People of All Ages

#fitness “Being overweight is not a healthy way of life“– Paul Ebeling A recent study found that exercise does not boost health if you stay obese. Overweight or obese people had significant increases in their likelihood to have high cholesterol, hypertension, and diabetes. But, the experts said that exercise was beneficial to everyone in reducing the […]

It is Not What We Eat, But When We Eat

It is Not What We Eat, But When We Eat

It is Key to not only pay attention to what we eat, but when we eat. Over the years experts have made many dietary recommendations, including eating 3 full meals a day, grazing throughout the day, eating a high-protein snack at night and following a low-fat diet. Despite their recommendations, the number of overweight and […]

The Evidence is in, ‘Obesity can shorten one’s life

The Evidence is in, ‘Obesity can shorten one’s life

The Evidence is in, ‘Obesity can shorten one’s life A new study that tracked the weight and survival of more than 6,000 Americans for 24 years reinforces the notion that piling on excess pounds can lead to an earlier grave. Being statistically obese, but not simply overweight, was tied to a 27% increase in the […]

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It

Many Americans With Diabetes Do Not Know It It’s estimated more than 30% of American adults with diabetes don’t realize they are suffering from this potentially deadly disease. Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey show about 1 American in 7 suffered from diabetes between Ys 2013 and 2016, with the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes at […]

Those “Few” Extra Pounds are Not Healthy

Those “Few” Extra Pounds are Not Healthy

Those “Few” Extra Pounds are Not Healthy The Big Q: Are a few extra pounds really a danger to your health? The Big A: Yes, says USC researcher Jonathan Samet, and being overweight increases the risk of premature death. It is widely accepted that obesity is a health risk, but the dangers of simply being […]