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Obesity In America, Child Obesity Statistics, Childhood Obesity by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Nov 2012 4:50pm A great video showing obesity statistics from Brian Verigin . There is an obesity epidemic in America and this includes child obesity and childhood obesity. The obesity in America is shown by child obesity statistics. We all have a challenge to fight obesity in America. Read on »
75% Will Be Obese According to First-Ever Obesity Forecast by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 30 Nov 2010 9:00am According to the first-ever obesity forecast citizens of the world's richest countries are getting fatter and fatter and the U.S. is leading the charge. Three out of four Americans will be overweight or obese by 2020, and disease rates and health care spending will balloon, unless governments, individuals and industry cooperate on a comprehensi ... Read on »
Obese Parents = Obese Children by k Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Mar 2009 3:41pm A recent report on MSN Health stated that Families that eat together at least 5 times a week tend to develop better eating habits. The University Of Minnesota did a research study that assessed the eating habits of 677 youths during their pre- and early teen years and then they filled out a questionnaire again 5 years later.They found that kids t ... Read on »
MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY--PREVENTIVE MEASURES IN OBESITY by charakadas Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm There are ways in which to overcome the childhood obesity and overweight.the preventive measures has to be start as early in pregnancy.the following preventive measures are sub divided according to the  stage of life    PREGNANCY    Normalize body mass index before pregnancy.    Do not smoke.    Maintain moderate exercis ... Read on »
Mom’s Obesity at Conception May Set Stage for Offspring’s Obesity Risk by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:27pm There are many reasons for maintaining a healthy weight--aiding conception is just one of them. But did you know that if you do manage to conceive, if you are obese, you're setting your child up for a lifetime of obesity and its attendant health problems? (Plus look at the stats on obese 11 month olds--what's next, in utero gastric bypass su ... Read on »
War On Obesity Part 8: Our National Pastime Fuels Obesity Epidemic by Dr. Stanley F. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 3:15pm Stanley Feld M.D.,FACP,MACE Ninety percent of the Medicare dollars are spent on the complications of chronic disease. Obesity is the cause of the onset of many chronic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and heart disease. I have said there is a solution to the predicted $34 trillion dollar healthcare deficit. It is the preventi ... Read on »
War On Obesity: Obesity And The Economy: Part 10 by Dr. Stanley F. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 8:06am Stanley Feld M.D.,FACP,MACE Our financial crisis can be an instrument of change in a positive direction. America’s obesity epidemic is a weapon of mass destruction destined to cause another financial crisis. An increase in the complications of chronic disease can cause an economic meltdown if the obesity epidemic is not contained. The compli ... Read on »
Obesity: Will A Bill to Ban Obesity-Related Lawsuits Ever Pass? by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:34pm Note from Connie: I'm not sure if you’ve heard about theCommon Sense Consumption Act of 2007 (H.R. 2183), but if you haven't, you should read this intriguingeditorialabout it from Virginian-Pilot columnistKerry Dougherty. SUGAR SHOCK! Blog researcher Karen James tells you about it while I continue relaxing during my long-needed vacation. The ... Read on »
Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » Junk Foods Trigger Food Addiction in Obesity? by Dr. Barbara Berkeley Medical Doctor Posted Wed 31 Mar 2010 3:09pm A new paper by Paul Johnson and Paul Kenny from the Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, FL, just released online in Nature Neuroscience, demonstrates that in rats development of obesity is coupled with a progressively worsening deficit in neural reward responses (as seen in cocaine or heroin abuse). via In "Refuse ... Read on »
"You know what encourages childhood obesity? Grown-up obesity." by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 07 May 2010 7:08am “You know what encourages childhood obesity? Grown-up obesity.” - Richard Hoehn Read on »