Results for "Obesity"

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    • Joan Spadafina Phelps

      Spider Veins – a Health or Beauty Dilemma?

      ...arts of the body, but are commonly found on the face and legs.  They are often hereditary, but may also be due to hormonal factors, smoking, obesity, excess sun exposure, or veno...

      • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

        The Unhealthiest Restaurant Meals in America

        ...p;of their annual food budgets on eating out, about half of the foods they're consuming is prepared by someone else.     With obesity at epidemic proportions, we s...

        • Joan Spadafina Phelps

          Loneliness: A Menace to Personal & Public Health

          Loneliness is growing in epidemic proportions for Americans, meeting or exceeding the risks of obesity, smoking and other degenerative conditions, research tells us. According to A...

          • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

            The 5 Worst Foods for Joint Pain

            ...ods to avoid no matter what the condition- SUGAR.  Besides being completely nutritionally deficient and high in calories, sugar is linked to obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome...

            • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

              Breast Feeding Shown to Reduce Breast Cancer

              ...months. Breastfeeding Also Protects Your Child Studies show that breastfed children tend to be less prone to obesity throughout their lives, which helps protect them from obesity-related cancers such as pancr...

              • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                10 Health Habits That Will Help You Live to 100

                ...can expect to live.   1. Don't retire. "Evidence shows that in societies where people stop working abruptly, the incidence of obesity and chronic disease skyrocket...

                • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                  Diet Soda Makers Sued Over Deceptive, False and Misleading Advertising

                  ...Two years ago — in light of the overwhelming amount of research demonstrating that artificially sweeteners actually raise your risk of obesity rather than combat it &m...

                  • Joan Spadafina Phelps

                    One Way to Achieve Mindfulness? Slow Down.

                    ...ho were willing to wait to receive the second marshmallow ended up having higher SAT scores, lower levels of substance abuse, lower likelihood of obesity, better responses to stress,...

                    • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                      Scientists Discover The Gene That Could Be Making You Fat

                      ...potential genetic cause behind some cases of obesity. "There is this common belief in the field that much of obesity can be traced back to appetit...and this could make them more susceptible to obesity than others. The immediate re...

                      • Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

                        Are you a coffee drinker?

                        ...ups of uric acid is one of the known major cause of inflammation. Too many acids in the body not only causes inflammation, but it can also cause obesity, major diseases like cancer,...