Archive for the ‘Obesity’ Category

 

Dr. Mercola: Stay Away from These Sugar-Loaded “Health” Foods!

Posted on May 24th, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

Dr. Joseph Mercola has always preached against excessive sugar consumption, saying that sugar, particularly fructose, is one of the most damaging products in the food supply today. Many people already know this, which is why they look for “sugar-free” health foods. But, watch out: numerous “health” food products today are in fact, LOADED with sugar. […]

 
 

The Shocking Truth About U.S. Obesity Rates

Posted on May 17th, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

Statistics say that almost two-thirds of all U.S. states already have obesity rates that are above 25 percent, with over 12 states having over 30 percent. These numbers are very disturbing, but here’s more alarming news: recent research has revealed that these numbers may actually be underestimated. This means that the obesity epidemic in the […]

 
 

7 Steps to Help Fight Childhood Obesity

Posted on June 24th, 2010 by Dr. Mercola  |  4 Comments »

The obesity epidemic is a huge problem, literally. Two out of three Americans are either obese or overweight. More than 100,000 people die each year due to obesity related diseases like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Obesity induced conditions cost the U.S. some $150 billion in health care expenses annually and these costs are bound […]

 
 

Is Childhood Obesity a Threat to National Security?

Posted on March 5th, 2010 by Dr. Mercola  |  2 Comments »

Yes, you’re really seeing “obesity” and “national security” in the same sentence. Mission: Readiness, an organization composed of retired admirals and generals, recently reported that an alarming 75 percent of all young adults aged 17 to 24 are not qualified to join the military. Many young adults are not eligible to become men in uniform […]

 
 

A Sedentary Lifestyle Compounds Obesity Woes

Posted on April 3rd, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  1 Comment »

If you’re wondering what a sedentary lifestyle is, it’s simply a fancy term for sitting down and doing nothing. You’re leading a sedentary lifestyle if you’re being a couch potato or remaining inactive most of the time with little or no exercise. A new study featured in Clinical Cardiology showed that morbidly obese individuals (those […]

 
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