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Obesity Surpasses Smoking in Terms of Ill Health Effects

Affecting 25% of American and Canadian adults, this commonly accepted condition is a gateway to chronic disease, including cancer, diabetes, depression, arthritis, and stroke. And now this new...

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How the Obesity Epidemic Got Started, and How We Can End It

29 Jul 2017 | 242,016 Views

You likely didn't see this coming, since it's been beaten into your brain practically your whole life. Beware, it's a deadly toxin that sends your brain, heart and liver into a tizzy, and is blamed for 8-year-olds getting heart attacks. But don't expect them to fess up. How to protect yourself.

New CDC Director Supports Soda Industry Science

25 Jul 2017 | 124,959 Views

Your wellbeing is extremely vulnerable to this issue. So much so, it could be the single most important health decision you make today. Yet, deep pockets quietly work to snatch your life away by luring you into this potent health trap - which then makes them even richer.

Obesity Takes Greater Than Ever Toll on Global Health

28 Jun 2017 | 148,365 Views

If you want to help do all you can to help lower your risk of cancer and other chronic disease like diabetes, heart disease and stroke, look no further than this. Now inching out smoking as the leading cause linked to cancer deaths, this rising issue is now plaguing not only Americans, but people worldwide at record numbers.

Mounting Evidence Grows Against Diet Soda

06 Jun 2017 | 43,288 Views

Drinking diet soda may increase your risk of a surprising number of chronic diseases and appears harmful for your heart, brain and mental health. The biggest myth of all is that diet soda will help you lose weight; in reality, it may prime your body for weight gain and obesity.

Ginger Fights Obesity

05 Jun 2017 | 40,203 Views

Ginger, an ancient, highly prized spice, has been known as being protective against many chronic diseases, but recently it's been tapped for its effectiveness against obesity and metabolic syndrome. What else can ginger do for you?

Coca-Cola Caught Undermining Public Health Initiatives

12 Apr 2017 | 248,492 Views

Research suggests they are to blame for about 183,000 deaths each year, including 133,000 from diabetes and 44,000 from heart disease. Please don't put your head in the sand - here's exactly what happens within 60 minutes of drinking it.

American Lifespan Declines as Obesity and Opioid Epidemic Takes Its Toll

21 Dec 2016 | 179,610 Views

For the first time in 2 decades, life expectancy has declined - and the problem may be far greater than we can imagine. According to the World Health Organization, one of the chief triggers is 'a much greater public health threat than any other epidemic known to man.'

The Pervasive Health Issue That Costs More Than $1.4 Trillion a Year in the US

14 Dec 2016 | 38,957 Views

This pervasive health issue claims thousands of lives each year and costs over $1.4 trillion in direct and indirect costs. It is preventable, deadly and triggered by a resistance to an essential hormone in your body. You have control when you make the right dietary choices.

This Is How Aspartame Causes Obesity

06 Dec 2016 | 67,297 Views

Decades of studies have shown consuming the artificial sweetener aspartame is associated with weight gain, not loss. Now new research shows how this synthetic substance may promote obesity via a surprising mechanism in your gut.

Omega Fix for Obesity: How the Right Fats Fight Fat

07 Nov 2016 | 45,241 Views

Approximately one-third of the world population is either overweight or obese, even in undeveloped countries. But scientists say it's not calorie intake and energy expended that cause obesity - it's the balance of fats consumed, namely omega-3s and omega-6s. How can fats balance each other?

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