Tag: obesity

Genetics Don’t Decide…You Do!

Genetics Don’t Decide…You Do!

Genetics play an important role in who we are, but they don’t get to decide everything about our weight. While
Examining Overeating

Examining Overeating

Contrary to what some may believe, the majority of people that are overweight or obese are not binge eating a
Obesity and Heartburn

Obesity and Heartburn

Call it what you like reflux, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), chest discomfort, a burning sensation, sour taste, or just plain
Nutrition is Important Even for Teens

Nutrition is Important Even for Teens

According to the CDC, the obesity rate of teens has tripled in the last 30 years. In 1980, 5% of
Empty Calories Add Up!

Empty Calories Add Up!

The typical American diet is full of processed foods that contain high amounts of sugar, fat and salt. This diet
Obesity

Obesity

There are several definitions of obesity. If one looks in the Merriam-Webster dictionary the definition reads: a condition that is
Lipedema: What is It and What Can be Done About It?

Lipedema: What is It and What Can be Done About It?

Lipedema is a symmetric and circumferential increase in fat of the buttocks, hips and legs, affecting the arms in most,
Keeping Your Metabolism Stable

Keeping Your Metabolism Stable

When people diet, their body may respond by going into hibernation/starvation mode. This creates huge frustration because when a person
Your Weight and the Immune System

Your Weight and the Immune System

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Certainly part of this philosophy is true because a healthy diet including