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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Green Tea Extract Appetite Control

Green Tea Extract Can Help You Control Your Appetite

Green Tea Extract Appetite Control As the obesity epidemic continues in the US and other nations, there is continued focus on how to lose weight. While there is no magic pill or secret exercise there is some additional benefit from green tea extract for appetite control. Sometimes all we need is just a gently nudge …

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rural obesity

Severe obesity rates surging in rural America | Reuters

Rural Obesity The fat hillbilly sitting on the front porch with a shotgun across his lap is becoming less funny as rural obesity continues to climb. With rural obesity comes the growing costs of chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes as well as the effects of comorbidities. As the US sick care system grows …

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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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Obesity Linked to 12 Types of Cancer in New Report

Obesity Linked To 12 Cancers There is really no downside to avoiding cancer. A new report highlights that obesity is linked to 12 cancers, meaning these 12 types of cancer could be reduced for populations through better nutrition and lifestyle. As the US moves toward Value Based Care and Population Health Management there is every …

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