Living life under the spotlight can be quite a challenge – many celebrities are constantly being critiqued for their hair, clothes, and even weight. Some stars feel the need to lose weight to alter their appearance, while others do it simply for the sake of their own health and to prevent obesity-related illnesses. With the […]
The fight against obesity and its stigma has become a trending topic. There are more and more campaigns every day seeking to raise awareness of obesity. “Fit but fat” is seldom referred to as Metabolically Healthy Obesity (MHO), characterized by overweight without cardiovascular (CV) risk factors. Question: Does being active despite having extra pounds improve […]
Weight loss methods continue to rise with the growing prevalence of obesity. Losing excess body fat can improve your health and boost your self-image. Some of us have struggled with gaining a few extra pounds during the COVID-19 Pandemic; if you’re one of them, this is the article for you! In the United States, nearly […]
Conquering obesity and the COVID-19 pandemic that is going on now isn’t easy; it is literally trying to tell someone to face their worst nightmares and inner demons. We all have our personal problems that we face every day, and being overweight isn’t any different. To me, the best way to face obesity is to […]
Bariatric surgery is the term used for weight loss surgery procedures that either use restriction, malabsorption, or both. The restriction limits how much food you can eat. Malabsorption skips the complete digestion of food which reduces the number of calories absorbed by your body. The benefits of weight loss surgery along with its effectiveness are […]
There is a persistent link between joint and knee pain with obesity. The connection between the two is not unusual since the heavier someone is, the more pressure is placed on the body’s joints.
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is a very common type of liver disease that is specifically not linked to drinking alcohol. A study’s results were released at the 2014 Digestive Disease Week meeting that showed through a study of 160 people with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. The study tracked the process of these individuals having […]
Bariatric surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity is exploding around the world. More and more bariatric surgery centers open frequently, and the market gets more competitive. Finding a trusted bariatric surgery center is more challenging than ever, as there is a constant battle between price and quality.
It is well-established that smoking is a major risk factor for lung cancer. In a recent comprehensive research study conducted, MD Anderson found a link between carbs and lung cancer. The research shows that high-glycemic foods on the Glycemic Index (GI), contribute to an increased risk of developing lung cancer even in non-smokers. The researchers observed […]
More Americans dying in middle age from drug overdoses, obesity, suicide, and dozens of other diseases, according to a study published in JAMA. The director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, Jeffrey Sachs, called the Republican tax cuts for America’s biggest corporations a killing causing America’s health decline. America’s Health Decline and […]