• A recent New York Times article¬†highlights a study that shed light on risks specific to overweight and obese women. This study found that even being slightly overweight can increase your chances of heart problems. Investigators followed 116,000 subjects between the ages of 35 and 50 for 8 years, and found
  • An insightful article from the New York Times argues that the idea of an “ideal weight” should be forgotten, and the focus should be shifted to “dangerous weights.” This came after an article in the The Journal of the American Medical Association, written by University of Rochester Professor Emeritus, Dr.¬†Thomas
  • The American Heart Association (AHA) defines obesity as having a BMI of 30 or greater, and it states that almost 70% of Americans are either obese or overweight. Although it is common to be above your ideal body weight, there are health implications that may put you at risk if