Health Articles tagged ‘obesity’

Why The Best Diet Is No Diet

It’s time to lose weight and get into shape once and for all. Maybe you haven’t done anything in years or maybe you’ve been on a diet as far back as you can remember only to be disappointed with the end result. The problem is finding the best diet plan to help you reach your goals,...
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Obese Children in Society — How to Ease the Stigma

Being overweight has always been a stigma in society. Those who are chubby are passed over for jobs, thought to be sloppy or unclean, and the list goes on. Those same unfounded and hurtful thoughts will be conveyed to your children if they are obese. Obesity is Made Worse by Society’s Changing...
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How Important is Family History to Childhood Obesity?

If we want to finally figure out a solution to the growing problem of obesity among children in America, we first have to understand the causes of childhood obesity. Naturally, people tend to look at a child’s family for clues. Does family history and genetics contribute to a child’s weight? Let’s...
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Three Types of Diabetes – Yes, Three!

Although diabetes touches millions of people in the United States and around the world, many people may not realize is that there are different types of diabetes. How many types of diabetes are there? The answer is that there are three main types of diabetes mellitus.
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Important Steps to Prevent Childhood Obesity

You may have heard about childhood obesity and have some concern about your own children. If they do not have a weight problem now, that is good news. But, you can be proactive to prevent obesity from ever happening in your family. Children are impressionable. They learn most of their habits from their...
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The Brutal Truth: The 8 Causes of Obesity

By now we’ve all heard that America is the most obese country in the world. Every news program and afternoon talk show has produced a segment on the growing obesity epidemic. But, are you clear on what obesity really means? What is Obesity? The simple definition is that obesity happens when a person...
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How the Eating Habits of Adults Affect Obesity in Children

In order to live, we must eat. Somewhere in our history, we stopped eating to live and started living to eat. This obsession with food has led to not only obesity in adults, but a rising obesity in children. Let’s examine the eating habits that can lead to obesity in children and the ways to change...
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What is Childhood Obesity? How do we Measure the Rising Weight of Children?

Baby fat can be cute, for a while. Unfortunately, some parents use this as a way to deny what’s really happening to their youngster. We, as parents, need to face up to facts when we see our children gaining weight that is unexplained and out of control. We need to ask for help and look for solutions...
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Getting Help for Obese Children

Very often the treatment for children who are obese lies in changing habits and learned behaviors. Of course, the sooner in life that these changes are made, the faster the results can occur. Some of these steps towards a healthier life are immediate, while others are a lifetime commitment. You, as a...
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