obesity

obesity cancer culprit

Obesity is responsible for 4% of cancers in the world, global review reveals  | Daily Mail Online

Obesity Cancer Culprit The obesity epidemic in the US, other Western countries and many other parts of the world may present more than heart problems. Research has linked obesity as the culprit for over 500,000 cancers around the world.  Being overweight or obese is the culprit of four percent of cancers worldwide, a new study …

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Workplace Wellness Can Backfire

Workplace Wellness Can Backfire – MarketWatch

Workplace Wellness Can Backfire Too often workplace wellness programs are miniaturized clinical visits, with focus on symptomatic vital statistics like blood pressure and not the social determinants of health. The result is that workplace wellness can backfire and produce poor health results and an even more toxic work environment. Not every company wellness program works …

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new exercise guidelines

New exercise guidelines: Even parking a little farther away counts

New Exercise Guidelines Are the new exercise guidelines just settling or are they just a more practical approach? Americans, in particular, seem to have a hard time exercising. Yes. There are many gyms and people wear athletic wear so much it has become fashionable. But Americans are not getting results from their exercising binges. Perhaps …

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Health Benefits of Ginger

7 Health Benefits of Ginger

Health Benefits of Ginger Ginger works in so many dishes and drinks. This wonder herb also has a history of supporting health, from alleviating nausea to menstrual cramps. In the kitchen, we’ve long used ginger—in anything from ginger molasses cookies and ginger tea to Indian- and Asian-inspired dishes—as a flavor-agent. But in addition to being …

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Weight loss: Plant-based drug ‘switches off’ hunger

Ancient Herb Switches Off Hunger This is an example where something good, recognizing a herbal benefit, may well go bad. Researchers have found that the thunder god vine (or Tripterygium wilfordii) contains a compound, celastrol, that can suppress appetite. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has used this plant for centuries to treat a variety of ailments. Our …

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How Smoking In 1958 Is Like Eating In 2018

Cigarette Diet? Have we replaced one poor-health habit with another? It took decades and major court decisions to tarnish cigarettes. It wasn’t long ago that people smoked in their offices. Now we munch on bags of potato chips, cheese poofs, and other crunchy killers. “Most deaths in the United States are preventable and related to nutrition.” According …

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Stressing Stress: Understanding the world’s No. 1 health problem

Stressing Stress It seems that we have no way to explain the impact of stress on our lives other than stressing stress. Everyone in the Modern World gets it. Deadlines. Financial Pressures. Family Disruptions. Strained Relationships. Addictions. The list goes on and on. There are so many pressures that mount on us. There seem to …

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