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  1. Obesity Acceptance and Fat Acceptance: Different Labels; Same Dangerous Message By Alan Cooper
    Obesity acceptance, also known as fat acceptance, has a simple, appealing message... It's also a potentially lethal one.There's nothing wrong with being obese, argue advocates of this proudly pro-fat gospel. Led by the the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA), they accuse Western medicine of manufacturing the disease of obesity out of thin air (no pun intended!).This "propaganda", says NAAFA, fuels discrimination and prejudice against people with obesity. This in turns produc…


  2. Pediatric Obesity and Vitamin Deficiency - Developments to Fight Future Disease By Lauren Jackson
    Obesity, especially in children, is a matter of rapidly growing concern in the United States. For the first time in decades, we are projecting a decline in life expectancy for the current generation of pre-teens and children! This crisis has attracted the attention of everyone from former president Bill Clinton to the Surgeon General to pediatricians and parents everywhere.Not only is childhood obesity decreasing the life span of today's kids, but it's also affecting their quality of life. Dis…


  3. Spoonful of Sugar May Curb Stress, Obesity By Rita Jenkins
    Sweets may decrease production of glucocorticoid, a stress-related hormone that has been linked to obesity and decreased immune response, researchers from the University of Cincinnati (UC) have found."Glucocorticoids are produced when psychological or physical stressors activate a part of the brain called the 'stress axis,'" says Yvonne Ulrich-Lai, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the department of psychiatry."These hormones help an individual survive and recover from stress, but have been linked…


  4. Obesity Prevention Must Begin at Home By Valerian D.
    Not losing weight but gaining it is why we are faced with an obesity epidemic in children. This is the real problem. Forget weight loss diets, children need a weight gain prevention diet. In fact they need weight gain prevention habits as obesity prevention must begin at home.Obese parent or parents. Obese parents are more likely to have obese children. The reason for this is two-fold. First, obese parents probably pass down their poor habits to their children. The closer children are to their…


  5. Fighting Obesity - My Pyramid Dietary Guidelines By R.G. Srinivasan
    If you are fighting the battle of the bulge (overweight and obesity) unsuccessfully, here is good help at hand. You no longer have to depend on unsubstantiated claims and vested commercial weight loss sites for your fight against obesity.United States Agricultural Department has released dietary guidelines for all Americans to choose a nutrition program based on age, physical activity etc. My Pyramid is an attempt at providing a nutrition and physical activity plan to suit different individu…


  6. Approaches to the Treatment of Obesity and A Free Weight Loss Formula By SD Sharma
    The general approach for treatment of obesity is to suggest a low calorie diet and increased physical activity. Ther are many weight loss programmes in the market. Some over-the-counter wellness products are also very popular these days as they claim to produce the results fast. But many of these products are not researched properly and medical community has expressed doubts about their effectiveness in long term.Many weight loss programmes are based on low carbohydrate diet although its long …


  7. Obesity, What's The 'Big' Deal Part 3 By Marshal Montgomery
    Previously we have discussed the obesity epidemic, the Surgeon General’s warning, associated risks of this condition, the definition of obesity and overweight, as well as some of the excuses and lifestyle factors associated with obesity.In this issue we will discuss some methods of fat calculation, and cut off levels associated with increased risk.Methods of Fat CalculationThere are numerous ways in which to calculate the approximate fat content of an individual’s body. Some of the more commo…


  8. Obesity and Fat Control Myths By Alan Cooper
    - Are your ideas of obesity and fat control based on a myth? -For years we heard that a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet would keep us healthy and help us lose weight. And many of us jumped on the bandwagon. Our idea of obesity and fat control was to eliminate fat and high-cholesterol foods from our diets.Unfortunately, we were doing it all wrong.-- The Truth about Obesity and Fat Control --Instead of eliminating fat completely, we should have been eliminating the “bad fats,” the fats associated …


  9. Effects of Exercise on the Relationship Between Low Self-Esteem and Obesity in Children (May 2000) By John Izzo
    IntroductionObesity is the most common health problem facing children today. It has been suggested that obese children have increased problems with self-esteem and depression when compared to the normal pediatric population. Research in exercise and depression is persuasively showing how exercise may be elemental in treating low self-esteem. Moderate exercise seems to be the most effective intensity in reducing depression and increasing levels of self-esteem. This literature review will illust…


  10. Obesity is Big Business By R.G. Srinivasan
    Obesity and overweight, weight reduction and weight management therapies, miracle weight loss pills are everywhere. Open the newspaper, switch on the T.V., pick up a magazine and you are sure to find ads and articles on the subject of weight loss and obesity.Weight loss and obesity are big business. Here are some factors that can make you rich if you happen to start a business related to weight management.Two thirds of America is overweight. Out of that, 50 % are obese.300.000 premature dea…


  11. Causes of Childhood Obesity By Tracy Whitney
    Obesity is defined as an excessive accumulation of body fat. Obesity is present when total body weight is more than 25 percent fat in boys and more than 32 percent fat in girls. There are various medicines like Phentermine, Adipex etc. which aid in the weight loss for adults but these medicines are definitely not meant for children.Obesity in children leads to many risk factors. It is the leading cause of pediatric hypertension. It increases the risk of childhood cardiac disease, type2 Diabete…


  12. Prejudice and Obesity - Have You Been a Victim? By Alan Cooper
    It's a sad comment on human nature that prejudice and obesity go hand in hand. Ask any person who has battled with obesity and they'll be able to reel off a list of examples.It begins at school, where some children have a knack of singling out anyone who's different from the rest for bullying and taunting. Children who are more overweight than their classmates are easy targets.If they also happen to be of a different ethnic background from the majority of their classmates, their lives can beco…


  13. What Obesity Debate? By Michael Smith, MD
    This is a perfect example of how on-line weight loss "experts" can confuse and harm the American consumer...The Obesity Debate? During a dinner conversation with a friend, the topic of laziness was brought up. From there, we some how got around to the topic of obesity. He said to me, "A great example of how bad laziness can be is obesity." "Excuse me," I coughed out (almost chocking on the last bite). "You know, obese people don't do anything. They are fat because they are lazy," …


  14. Obesity Shortens Life Expectancy By R.G. Srinivasan
    Steady gains made in improvement in life expectancy may be brought to naught by the increasing waistlines in America. Obesity has become a killer disease and shortening the life expectancy of Americans. A new report by the scientists in The New England Journal of Medicine suggests shortening of life spans by 3 to 5 years.Obesity is the major cause of many diseases from cardiovascular to diabetes, certain types of cancers, arthritis, high blood pressure and strokes.With cost of Health care in…


  15. Obesity And Pregnancy By Beverley Brooke
    If you are overweight when you become pregnant, your physician will likely recommend that you gain less weight than a woman who is average or normal weight. You should not diet during pregnancy because it is vital that you supply your body and unborn baby with an adequate number of nutrients. What you can do however to minimize your weight gain is to ensure that you eat a healthy selection of foods during your pregnancy.One of the best things you can do to avoid too much weight gain is ensure …


  16. Obese Mothers make Obese kids! By Jasdeep Singh
    A study published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition claims that the doctors start giving attention to the children of overweight parents very early- by the age of 4 at the latest. "We found dramatic increase in body fat between ages three and six", said Dr Robert Berkowitz, who led the study. He was also quoted saying " We should be doing prevention and treatment programs at a much earlier age. Everyone knows how difficult it is to take weight off once you are overweight." As per the U…


  17. Obesity: Let’s Prevent A Life Threatening Disorder By Tom Crystal
    In life, various factors contribute to weight gain. Be it genetic, psychological or hereditary, Obesity grabs you as a severe weight disorder. It is an increasing problem in U.K where 50 percent of the adult population are overweight [BMI 25-29.5] and 20 percent are obese [BMI-30 and above].BMI- Body Mass Index = Weight in Kg/Square of Height in meter2Fat deposition in your body occurs due to the imbalance between energy consumption and expenditure. You spend less energy but eat more. Weight …


  18. Childhood Obesity By Rae Pica
    Economist John Kenneth Galbraith has said that more people die in this country of too much food than of too little. It’s an appalling notion — but an accurate one. As of 1999 more than 60 percent of American adults were overweight or obese — and obesity among children was increasing faster than among adults. In 2000, 22 percent of U.S. preschoolers were overweight and 10 percent clinically obese.Nevertheless, there are many who consider obesity an individual responsibility. Writing in the …


  19. Obesity - The Number 1 Health Issue in the US By Jimmie Newell
    Obesity is quickly becoming the number one health issue confronting America today, and it's not just America, other countries are affected also. Obesity leads to a multitude of health problems including, but certianly not limited too:Heart disease Diabetes High Blood PressureThese 3 alone are rapidly becoming the leading causes of premature death in both men and women, in our society.While it is easy to blame our sedentary lifestyles, our eating habits and the fast food industry. It really …


  20. Dealing with Childhood Obesity By Bill Herren
    Experts tell us that overweight or obese children have reached epidemic proportions. If you spend your childhood being obese then there is a very good chance you will spend your adulthood being obese. Our children could end up as adults facing problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, depression and poor self esteem. These are problems we do not want our children to have to deal with.How can help our kids reach their ideal weight and live a healthy lifestyle? First off, remember tha…


  21. Gastric Bypass Surgery - Weighing The Risks of Obesity Weight Loss Surgery By S.A. Smith
    RISING POPULARITYGastric bypass surgery has become a popular surgical procedure in the last 5 years as a radical option for clinically obese patients to manage weight loss. During this time several notable celebrities have undergone this procedure such as Carnie Wilson, Al Roker, … and ….. With their physical transformation being televised to the world has contributed to the rising mainstream interest in this surgical weigh loss procedure.WHY IT WORKSGastric bypass surgery works by restricti…


  22. What Is Obesity and How Can You Beat It? By Tim Gorman
    Obesity is more than just an excess in body fat. Being overweight can cause problems, but if your doctor has told you that you are obese, that is a cause for alarm – and action! Obesity can be deadly, but with some simple lifestyle changes and a little common sense, beating obesity is possible!Most obese people have one thing in common – for whatever reason, their minds are not adept at telling when their bodies are too full. There are many reasons for this, but the most important step in b…


  23. Battling Childhood Obesity through Smart Eating By Jim Duffy
    Finally, a positive solution regarding America’s difficult and costly campaign to stem childhood obesity is emerging. For the thousands of children and their families who are currently battling with childhood obesity, this good news is long awaited.Indeed, the risk factors for childhood obesity read like a checklist of ailments that only a generation ago would never have been linked to children and diet: heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and of course, soc…


  24. Obesity:The Gateway to Diseases By Tracy Whitney
    Do you know the name of that one disease which has spread in the U.S.A. like an epidemic? Are you aware of the fact that the maximum number of people suffering from this disease in the world are in no other country but U.S.A.? It might sound very surprising but it is true that obesity has tightened its grip on none other than the Americans. YES! The disease is Obesity, the very mild and harmless looking disease, which has often escaped the attention of the people. Because what people thought t…


  25. Obesity, What's The 'Big' Deal Part 4 By Marshal Montgomery
    In this issue, I am going to focus more on some of the consequences of obesity, especially as it relates to children. Although this is focusing on children, think of how it relates to you. Also, if you have kids, what are you teaching your kids about health?This growing problem is getting so prevalent; there are even articles which refer to the "obesogenic" environment of schools. What they are saying is that society has come to accept "fatness" in its populace and even in the kids. So muc…






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