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Balloon You Can Swallow Fights Obesity (Video)

Balloon You Can Swallow Fights Obesity (Video)

A hi-tech balloon that fills up the stomach and then pops itself after four months could help to counter the obesity epidemic. The new type of gastric balloon, which has just been approved for use in the UK, is designed to help those who find it impossible to lose weight through normal diets. But unlike existing products, no surgery is required […]

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‘Healthy Obesity’ Is Mainly A Myth, Study Finds

‘Healthy Obesity’ Is Mainly A Myth, Study Finds

The idea of “healthy obesity” — that there are obese people who are nevertheless in good health, with normal cholesterol levels, blood pressure and other metabolic risk factors — has gained traction in recent years. In this way, the concept of “healthy obesity” has become an actual thing in the eyes of some researchers, and the public.But a small study […]

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Weight Loss Reverses Brain Damage Caused by Obesity, Study Finds (Video)

Weight Loss Reverses Brain Damage Caused by Obesity, Study Finds (Video)

Weight loss can actually benefit the brain, according to a new study. In fact, researchers theorize that bariatric surgery could help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s in obese people. Past research how shown that obese people face a 35 percent higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s than people at a normal weight. Weight loss can reverse the effects of obesity on the […]

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Powerful Anti-Obesity Ad (Video)

Powerful Anti-Obesity Ad (Video)

Your Nutrition Spot has just launched this PSA called “Rewind the Future — Stop the Cycle”. It touches on the point that obesity doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a lifetime’s worth of bad habits, bad choices, and bad nutrition.

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These 10 Countries Lead the World In Childhood Obesity

These 10 Countries Lead the World In Childhood Obesity

According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, pint-size weight problems have become a global crisis. The latest obesity update from the group, which tackles the economic and social challenges of the modern world, reveals sobering health data: One in five children ages five to 17 living in one of the 34 OECD nations is overweight or obese. The report ties the […]

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Study: There’s No Such Thing As Healthy Obesity (Video)

Study: There’s No Such Thing As Healthy Obesity (Video)

CNN  has reported that the idea you can be ‘obese and fit’ is a big myth. The term refers to the hypothesis that if you are obese, but all other metabolic factors such as blood pressure, are within recommended limits, then your obesity will not have a harmful effect on your health. The research brought together the results of 12 studies into […]

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Tackle Your Obesity With Yoga Weight Loss Programs

Tackle Your Obesity With Yoga Weight Loss Programs

  Are you facing overweight problems and anticipating how you can tackle it in a successful way? Then surely you must embark upon yoga weight loss program which will help you to overcome your obesity in a most successful way. You must be thinking that in order to combat this problem you have to undergo strenuous exercises. But this is […]

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Childhood Obesity In The UK The Shocking Facts

Childhood Obesity In The UK The Shocking Facts

  Obesity in the UK is getting out of control; this is not fiction that is a fact. Obesity in the UK has become such a huge problem, the government are now starting to take action and looking at different measures they can put in place to combat the growing obesity problem which includes putting a tax on fizzy drinks. […]

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Good-Bye Stress & Obesity, Hello Good-Health!

Good-Bye Stress & Obesity, Hello Good-Health!

  A highly effective help for the weight loss program is as easy as getting walnuts available to eat. Research has shown that by eating walnuts as well as your standard breakfast, you might be less likely to overeat during the day. Nuts, like walnuts, make great snack food items. To help with slimming down substituting much more physical exercises […]

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Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

  Obesity is the most widespread dietary disorders among children in the world. It is indeed one of the biggest public health challenges of the 21st century. Nearly 21-24% of American kids and adults are overweight, the other 16-18% is obese; the frequency of obesity is highest in particular ethnic groups. Childhood obesity makes them susceptible to insulin resistance and diabetes, hypertension, […]

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