Obesity

Safe and Effective Resistance Band Pregnancy Exercises

Safe and Effective Resistance Band Pregnancy Exercises

Fitness and exercise should be an important part of everyone’s lives. They help people maintain their sense of well-being and live healthier lives. This is especially true for a woman’s health during pregnancy. The importance of a regular exercise program while a woman is pregnant cannot be underestimated. It not only benefits the expectant mother and […]

Cortisol: 8 Tips for Reducing Levels

Cortisol: 8 Tips for Reducing Levels

Cortisol is a stress hormone released in the body. The main roles of cortisol are to raise blood sugar levels in preparation for the ‘fight or flight’ response and suppressing the immune system. Therefore, unless a person finds themselves in an emergency situation, it is best to keep one’s cortisol levels as low as possible. […]

Obesity: Is There a Cure for the Epidemic Among Children?

Obesity: Is There a Cure for the Epidemic Among Children?

Childhood obesity is one of the biggest issues in America, yet one of the least concerns of the American government. This is an outrage, and I am writing this article in hopes of a change. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 17 percent of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years […]

Coke Your Favorite Carcinogen

Coke Your Favorite Carcinogen

If you like Coke or Pepsi and other dark caramel colored sodas, you might want to rethink your choice. Everyone knows that sodas, even so-called diet sodas, contribute to the obesity problem in our nation. Because of the amount of these sodas consumed in the United States, the substance that is responsible for the color […]

Labeling Your Food

Labeling Your Food

The facts are there; we cannot ignore them. One out of three teenagers or younger are overweight or obese. The reasons can no longer be denied. Our children are less active, choosing a more sedentary lifestyle. Food choices are frequently poor, containing unhealthy amounts of fat and calories, and little needed nutrition. Researchers believe they […]