Tag Archives: obesity

Prediabetes is Rising for Adolescents and Young Adults

Nearly 25 percent of young adults and 1 in 5 adolescents in the United States have prediabetes, according to a study published Monday in the journal, JAMA Pediatrics. Prediabetes – a …

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Gut Health Affects Childhood Obesity

New information published in Obesity Reviews by scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Health suggests that gut bacteria and its interactions with immune cells and metabolic organs, including fat tissue, play …

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Seniors and Sleep: There Is a Better Way

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article from Karen Weeks. Karen created Elder Wellness as a resource for seniors who wish to keep their minds, bodies, and …

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Physical Fun Can Benefit Your Overweight Child’s Mindframe

“A program with clear rules, routines and activities, attentive adults and a chance to interact with peers in a fun environment appears to work as well as exercise at improving …

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Curb Holiday Overeating

The holiday season means feasts, festivities and lots of food. And, if you’re naughty, Santa might bring you an extra five pounds around your waistline. Now that the Holidays are …

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If Your Child Isn’t Getting Enough Sleep – He May Have Other Unhealthy Habits

Did you know that the American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that children 6 to 12 years of age sleep 9-12 hours on a regular basis to promote optimal health?  …

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Eat Heart Healthy This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is only two days away and it’s time to start thinking about our holiday eating habits. The holiday temptation of cookies, cake, pie and sweets begins at Thanksgiving and …

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Men – Do You Want Healthy Kids in the Future? Exercise Now

Most parents know that the diet and exercise habits of a pregnant woman impacts the health of her baby, but little is known about how a father’s health choices are …

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