4 Top Fitness Apps and How to Use Them

Americans have never been heavier, with over 67% of them now considered to be overweight or obese. And yet all around us are free tools that we can use to help us slim down and […]

33 Health Facts: Exercise and Fitness

Use these fitness facts to take action to improve your life….. Exercise is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Yet most of us do not get as much exercise as we need. In fact, […]

Childhood Obesity Risks

Obesity is not a concern only for adults in United States. It is now becoming an increasingly alarming health concern for children. What was once considered a bit of baby fat can now be perceived […]

Dealing with Childhood Obesity, Part 2

Emphasizing what is positive and the benefits of changing their behavior can make all the difference. For example, when they lose weight, they will be able to buy that new pair of jeans they have […]

Dealing with Childhood Obesity, Part 1

According to the Centers for Disease Control, (CDC) over one-third of children can be considered  overweight or obese. The American lifestyle is certain prosperous compared with that of many other developing nations, but it is […]

Childhood Obesity and How To Combat It, Part 2

If we want to raise a new generation of healthy children, now is the time to take action. The facts are stark: the health problems that begin to manifest themselves due to being overweight include […]

Childhood Obesity and How To Combat It, Part 1

Obesity has been a growing problem for adults in the United States for decades, but it is only recently that people are starting to take note of just how obese our children and teens have […]

Eating Right for Weight Control 1

Good nutritional habits aren’t just important for preventing diseases.  They can also help you control your weight, or even lose weight. It is a sad fact: the number overweight and obese people, including those who […]

Diet and Disease Prevention Part 10

Your Diet and Type 2 Diabetes continued What Is Diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder with abnormally high blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia) as its most prominent feature. During intestinal digestion, carbohydrates and proteins are […]

Less sleep in infancy linked with excessive weight

Reuters health has recently reported that infants who sleep an average of less than 12 hours per day have twice the risk of being overweight by age 3 as babies who get at least 12 […]