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Seventy-five percent of American Adults Will Be Overweight by 2015, Study Finds by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Note from Connie: As if it wasn't bad enough! By the year 2015, a whopping 75% of American adults and nearly a quarter of American kids will be overweight or obese, according to an alarming study from researchers...
New study: 68 percent of Americans are now overweight or obese by Roman M. Patient Expert out of 10 Americans are either overweight of obese. Furthermore the study also found that obesity... to being labeled as overweight while BMI of above 30 is considered to be indicative of obesity," according...
Rethinking the Standard American Diet (SAD): Overweight and Undernourished by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert ?   The only overweight people I saw in Italy, and of course this is a generalization, where the American tourists.  Sure... than ever before. Statistics from the American Heart Association show that 75 million Americans currently suffer from heart...
Obese Americans outnumber the overweight by Dr. Marion Nestle Doctor of Philosophy of Americans defined as obese now exceeds the percent who are just overweight, 34% as opposed to just under 33... of overweight (BMI 25-29) has stayed about the same.  The big are getting bigger.  Some overweight people...
Obese Americans outnumber the overweight by Dr. Marion Nestle Doctor of Philosophy of Americans defined as obese now exceeds the percent who are just overweight, 34% as opposed to just under 33... of overweight (BMI 25-29) has stayed about the same.  The big are getting bigger.  Some overweight people...
Fifty Percent of Americans Suffer from Silent Killer by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor to full-blown diabetes. This biological imbalance is our modern plague. It affects 1 in 2 Americans... of it, and most doctors don’t know how to properly diagnose it. The result is that 90 percent of the people who suffer...
Aerobic exercise lowers breast cancer risk 64 percent in African-Americans by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor in postmenopausal African-American women by 64 percent, compared to women of the same race who do not exercise... said. “Four out of five African-American women are either overweight or obese, and disease control...
Restaurant / Fast Food Industry Keeping Americans Overweight? by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven to keep America overweight and unhealthy. · Outback Steakhouse doesn't want you to know... that the FDA has no definition of "all natural." Thus, chains like Arby's can say they serve "100 percent...
How Can Recession Obesity Affect The American Children? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert In 2008, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), reported that nearly 32 percent of American children were overweight and 16 percent were obese...
Study Finds that 89 Percent of Children’s Food Products Cause Harm to their Health by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy .  It is a sorry state of affairs when analysis of foods for children reveals that 70 percent of children’s food products are too high in sugar- one of the most damaging ingredients to the human body, and 23 percent...

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