Diet or Exercise?

Both are important for your life but which should you focus on for your health goals? Advice from a RealSimple article says that for different effects on your life, you will…

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Exercise Versus Diet

Is one more important than the other? A meta-study conducted by the Journal of the American Medical Association sought to compare the effectiveness of 59 diets and found that there was no…

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The American Obesity Epidemic (AHA)

"Deceptively Simple" Solution to Obesity? The American Heart Association says that the the way to beat obesity is to eat fewer calories and increase calorie burning activity. So why is a…

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Obesity Worldwide

An article from the Harvard T.F Chan School of Public Health has explored Obesity throughout the world and highlights some striking observations, summarized below. Roughly 500 million people are obese today,…

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Obesity Prevalence Maps (CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that no state has an obesity rate less than 20%, as of 2015. In 21 states and some territories, obesity rates were…

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Quick Facts About Obesity

According to the State of Obesity, which is a  project of the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,  greater than 1 in 4 adult Americans are obese.…

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Louisville’s Fight Against Obesity

Rates of obesity in Louisville, Kentucky are rising according to a New York Times articles that states that 6 in 10 residents of the city are considered overweight. The city…

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High Risks for Overweight Women

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…

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Forget the “Ideal Weight”

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…

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