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Review Finds That Ginger Does Have Positive Effect On Obesity

By Heather Callaghan, Natural Blaze Do you ever hear things like “drink lemon water to lose weight” and wonder if stuff like that is really true? Ginger’s effects on cancers like leukemia are stoking interest in both the scientific community and with consumers, but what about obesity and metabolic syndrome? You may be tempted to think […]

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New Study: Standard American Diet Causes Nearly Half of All Deaths from Heart Disease, Stroke and Type 2 Diabetes

By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World It should come as no surprise that our diet plays a critical role in our health and longevity, but the sheer level of influence may come as a shock to you. A new study published in the March 7 issue of JAMA found that poor diet is responsible […]

Obesity in the USA

Increasing sedentarism and obesity in Western nations threaten to collapse welfare states

Seems a strange way to approach the topic of obesity. But this is based on an article by the UK online newspaper The Telegraph, and there is more of a welfare state concern there than here in the USA. The welfare system carries the load of medical costs for everyone in England. Each country within […]

Obesity Will Soon Overtake Smoking as Principal Cause of Cancer

Obesity Will Soon Overtake Smoking as Principal Cause of Cancer

More than 2.1 billion people, or close to 30 percent of the global population, are overweight or obese, and obesity is responsible for about five percent of all deaths each year, worldwide.1 In the US, nearly one in five deaths is now associated with obesity. That obesity factors into your mortality risk isn’t so surprising […]

Dolphin Study Suggests Saturated Fat Could Help Prevent Diabetes

Dolphin Study Suggests Saturated Fat Could Help Prevent Diabetes

Foods high in saturated fats have been demonized for some time now, with high intake linked to heart disease and a variety of other health conditions, including obesity. But slowly we seem to be realizing that perhaps their “unhealthy” label has been prematurely and unfairly slapped on, and avoiding them could actually be leading to […]

Achieve Independent Health With Your Optimized Nutrition Plan: Getting Started

Achieve Independent Health With Your Optimized Nutrition Plan: Getting Started

Welcome to the condensed version of my nutrition plan that can have a powerful and dramatic influence on your ability to achieve optimal health. My program comes from decades of experience in which I have researched extensively, conferred with my professional colleagues, and most importantly, successfully treated tens of thousands of patients. Many are struggling […]

The Common Issue that Could Spike Obesity and Diabetes Risk

The Common Issue that Could Spike Obesity and Diabetes Risk

Research funded by the Department of Health has revealed that losing just 30 minutes of sleep each night during the week can notably increase your risk of developing both obesity and Type 2 diabetes. We all know that sleep is important, but how important is it? To determine how a lack of sleep might affect […]

FDA Approves Surgical Implant to ‘Fight Obesity,’ But Won’t Label GMOs

FDA Approves Surgical Implant to ‘Fight Obesity,’ But Won’t Label GMOs

The Food and Drug Administration wants you to implant a small ‘anti-obesity’ device deep within your body that shuts down your nerve connection to your stomach and requires very risky surgery — but you aren’t allowed to actually know what’s making you fat and sick in the first place. That’s the latest reality brought forth […]

European Union Says Being too Fat ‘is a Disability’

European Union Says Being too Fat ‘is a Disability’

There are currently 533,826,942 obese people in the world, costing the US alone more than $382,405,400 in healthcare costs. These numbers are only expected to increase. The EU is among the countries with exploding obesity rates, and now a European Court of Justice has determined that being ‘too fat’ can be considered a disability – […]

Calories are not the enemy

Calories are not the enemy

Calories are not the enemy. This may be a statement that makes many people uncomfortable. We have been inundated by the media from every angle for the past couple of decades to believe otherwise. Processed food packages are marked “diet” “low calorie” “low fat” and marked with names like “weight watchers” “lean cuisine” enticing consumers with […]