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Can Somebody Who Is Slim Be Classed As Obese? by Mark .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 Jan 2010 2:57am A reporter for the Daily Mail Newspaper went for a health check just recently and was told to his amazement that he was pre-obese. Yet to look at him in his picture it tells a different story as he doesn’t look obese at all, he wears a medium T-shirt and his legs don’t rub together like they would if he was pre-obese. And for exercise he ... Read on »
Elementary School Gym Class Reduces Obesity Risk by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Fri 21 Jun 2013 10:08pm Posted on June 19, 2013, 6 a.m. in Exercise Child Health Weight and Obesity Physical Education - image from Shuttersto ... Read on »
Fitness Classes Target Childhood Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 23 May 2012 2:55pm From KHQA 7 – ABC TV….. Heart disease, diabetes, and stroke are just a few things you can develop by being obese. One way to prevent obesity is to start young, and that’s exactly what two young Quincy women are doing. Miss Quincy Megan Ervin and Miss Quincy Outstanding Teen Mackenzie Mahsman have teamed up with several local health ... Read on »
How Is Obesity Paradox Related to People with Heart Disease? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Nov 2008 7:18am As there are about 65 percent of Americans are either obese or overweight, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have in fact classified obesity as an epidemic in the United States. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and National Institutes of Health (NIH), obesity costs Americans more than $ ... Read on »
Shock Levels Of Child Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 31 Aug 2012 11:16am From The Hartlepool Mail….. SHOCK new figures reveal a quarter of Hartlepool youngsters are classed as obese by the time they leave primary school. Health chiefs say child obesity rates in town, which are higher than the national average, provide one of the “biggest threats” to the future of health in Hartlepool. Obese youngsters ri ... Read on »
UK Government Bans the word ‘Obese’ by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:30pm As reported a few weeks back, the government will start issuing letters to the parents of schoolchildren who are classed as obese. But – in a classic case of softness – the government has banned the word ‘obese’, and will instead be classed as “very overweight”. The Department of Health has been under fire for having a “prissy” a ... Read on »
Will Your Child be Fat? Five indicators of Obesity in Children by Kodjoworkout Posted Wed 19 Jun 2013 7:34am In the last few years, the number of kids aged 5 – 17 years classed as obese roughly tripled. This is startling news for parents indeed! Children who are overweight have significantly more health issues, including the potential for diabetes , heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and decreased life expectancy. So what causes children ... Read on »
Focusing on Dangers of Childhood Obesity by Health&Fitness GuideforDummies Posted Fri 24 Apr 2009 7:22am The reason that the trend toward obesity is so alarming to physicians is that excess weight can cause very damaging conditions — both physically and emotionally. And while the emphasis is on correcting and/or mitigating any permanent changes to a child's physical health, anyone who's ever been teased about their physical appearance can attest to ... Read on »
Optimum weight gain during pregnancy depends on mother’s BMI by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 26 Apr 2010 12:00am UPMC.com - How much weight gain is safe and recommended for obese women during pregnancy is an often controversial topic, with current guidelines suggesting a single range of 11 to 20 pounds. A new study, published online in the American Journa ... Read on »
Children May Be Heavier Than Feared by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 16 Jun 2012 12:21pm From The Herald….. The number of children suffering from obesity could be greater than official figures show, research has revealed. Data based on body mass index (BMI) measurements may not show the true extent of the childhood obesity epidemic, according to a study by Leeds Metropolitan University. Hundreds of children, who were no ... Read on »