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Get to Know Your #BMI

The BMI or body mass index has been on the tip of our tongues when it comes to obesity and weight but how important is it, anyway? According to a new study, it may have everything to do with  every … Continue reading

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Imagine a Weight Loss Surgery Pill

A very wise, scientific-minded friend sent me this article. As much as the fast food generation would love to pop a pill to remedy obesity – is this a viable solution? Weight loss surgery has proved to be a successful means … Continue reading

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Obesity Rising Despite More Exercise

Riddle me this, Batman. If asked, two-thirds of Americans will tell you they’re healthy yet over half of us are clinically obese. I love a positive attitude and it takes you further than a negative one but you cannot argue … Continue reading

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The Good News About Sleep

We’re finally winning, Americans! In the game of sleep, a survey finds that between the years of 2003-2016, we got about 17-minutes more sleep per night. That’s pretty incredible. The dark side of the sleep gains is that one-third of … Continue reading

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Hitting #Snooze Hurts Your #Heart

Drinking decaf coffee and power naps may not be the worst offenders to getting a goodnight sleep. The booby prize goes to the snooze button. This dandy little device may permit you another few minutes of rest but at what … Continue reading

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#Healthy But #Overweight Myth Busted

This article hits home the point that there’s no such a thing as being a healthy person who’s overweight. Added weight increases the factors for heart disease like elevated blood pressure and cholesterol. So where does the body mass index … Continue reading

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How @KhloeKardashian Can Help the World #Obesity Prob

It’s not necessarily good news for the US but it’s definitely good to know that the obesity epidemic isn’t solely resting on our shoulders. In fact, the latest data is showing us that all of the world is showing a … Continue reading

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Americans Are Drinking More #BottledWater Than #Soda

Americans are drinking more bottled water than soda. To what do we owe the serendipitous change? The study that points-out this fact also notes that the bottled water options have surpassed the soda options on shelves. It doesn’t take a … Continue reading

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#Men and #TestosteroneGel – Yes or Not?

As men age, invariably their testosterone levels decline and their quality of life suffers. Their mood becomes blah, their sex drive stalls, and their cognition leaves much to be desired. The results of a published study of men using testosterone … Continue reading

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#WarningLabel on Sodas and Sugary #Drinks

Sugar is a danger to those who don’t know when to say when.  California already brandishes these warning labels on soda. Now there’s talk to have them slapped on sports drinks. Drinks that contain 75-calories or more per 12-ounces may be … Continue reading

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