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Category: obesity

Prediabetes is Rising for Adolescents and Young Adults

December 3rd, 2019

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 condition wherein blood sugar levels are elevated, but not high enough to warrant a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes – was estimated at 18% among

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Gut Health Affects Childhood Obesity

November 19th, 2019

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 a key role in childhood obesity. "The medical community used to think that obesity was a result of consuming too many calories.

Seniors and Sleep: There Is a Better Way

November 14th, 2019

There are many different reasons why we lose out on a good night’s sleep -- some involve the mind, while others concern the body. Have you ever felt exhausted at the end of the day, but as soon as your head hits the pillow, your eyes pop open?

Physical Fun Can Benefit Your Overweight Child’s Mindframe

August 13th, 2019

Are Depression and Obesity Linked?

August 6th, 2019

Belly Fat Can Lead to Brain Shrinkage

January 22nd, 2019

Curb Holiday Overeating

December 11th, 2018

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

November 27th, 2018

Eat Heart Healthy This Holiday Season

November 20th, 2018

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

November 20th, 2018