Tag Archives: obesity

Depression and Obesity

Depression has long been linked to obesity and weight gain. In a review paper published in Translational Psychiatry, Professor Julio Licinio of the Department of Psychiatry at Flinders University in Australia …

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Stand Up for Your Health

Sit up, stand up and repeat often. Sedentary people can put their prolonged chair-sitting days behind them with a few simple, strategic behavioral changes, says a new study by researchers …

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Exercise in Youth is “Remembered” By Your Bones

According to researchers from the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland, your bones retain a “memory” of exercise’s effects long after the exercise session has ended, and this bone …

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Are Americans Happy With Their Weight?

Although weight gain has continued among U.S. adults, fewer report trying to lose weight, according to a study appearing in the March 7 issue of JAMA. Socially acceptable body weight is …

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Sitting is Dangerous – Even If You Exercise

Did you know that people who meet the The American Heart Association’s recommended guidelines of 150 minutes of moderate – intense exercise each week are still at risk of developing …

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Your Brain Ages Quicker in Middle Age if You’re Obese

From middle-age, the brains of obese individuals display differences in white matter similar to those in lean individuals ten years their senior, according to new research led by the University …

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Sitting is Dangerous to Your Health

Sitting is dangerous to your health.  The health risks associated with sitting for eight or more hours a day — whether at work, home or commuting — can be eliminated …

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Pokemon Go Helping to Fight Childhood Obesity

Have you heard of Pokemon Go? It is the newest and hottest “exergame” that combines technology/video gaming and exercising which relies on tracking body movements using the latest technology while …

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Female Obesity is On the Rise

The number of Americans who are overweight or obese continues to reach shocking highs, with estimates that more than two-thirds of American adults are now overweight or obese. Now, a new study reveals that while …

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