Obesity

Pregnancy and Obesity: What Should I Expect During My Pregnancy?

Are you concerned about pregnancy and obesity? If so, you’re not alone. According to the CDC, one in four of pregnant women in the U.S. are considered overweight (a BMI between 25 and 29.9), at the beginning of pregnancy. Another quarter (25%) are considered obese (a...

Lack of Vitamin D May Harm Older Women’s Health

Vitamin D deficiency is alarmingly common among women in nursing homes and is associated with an increased risk of death. A study of nearly 1,000 female nursing home residents found that 284 (30%) of the patients died within an average of 27 months. The researchers...

America’s Obesity Levels at Highest Rate

Over 70% of Americans are either overweight or obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. In other words, unhealthy weight has become the new normal; people with a healthy weight – a BMI of 25 or less – are now in the minority.  

The Epidemic

There is an epidemic occurring on the earth today, and it is estimated to affect more than 380 million people. This epidemic is likely to increase to 592 million by the year 2035. Prevention is the key to slowing and overcoming this epidemic. You can prevent or delay...

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