Tag: obesity

FatGirlFedUp Posted Astonishing 300 Pound Weight Loss Selfie

By Heather Callaghan, Editor We would like to applaud Instagramer @Fatgirlfedup for her hard work and dedication shedding an astonishing 303 pounds in just 18 months – no easy feat! She documented the weight loss on her social media page, which has almost half a million followers, for the last two years and then launched an incredible…

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Not The Amount, But Where Your Fat Is Stored Critical For Heart Attack, Stroke and Diabetes Risk

By April McCarthy During the past 20 years researchers have learned that people with apple-shaped bodies (fattest in the abdomen) have a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke than those with pear shapes (fattest in the hips, buttocks, and thighs). The current study looked at the differences in fat distribution patterns among overweight…

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Switching to Non-GMO Diet Led to Impressive Recovery From Health Problems

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Great news! A peer-reviewed survey showed that digestive problems, obesity, allergies and fatigue cleared up for a bulk of the people who switched to non-GMO food. When you’re the world’s most recognized GMO expert but mainstream science still fawns over GE crops – what can you do to warn people about health hazards…

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Belly Fat Really is a Killer: Here’s How it Can Increase Your Cancer Risk

By Lisa Egan It’s no secret that obesity is harmful to health, and recent studies have debunked the myth that one can be “fat but fit.” Also well-established is the link between obesity and increased cancer risk, but how it actually causes cancer has yet to be fully explained. A recent study offers more details on the association. Researchers at Michigan State University found…

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5 Things I Learned from ‘Why Am I Still Fat?’

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Why Am I Still Fat? is an Australian mini-documentary that is free on YouTube and totally worth watching (below). The 28-minute film with male and female hosts, follows three different women on three different weight loss strategies – low-energy “crash” diet (800 calories a day), typical conventional diet with regular amount of calories…

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Review Finds that Ginger Does Have Positive Effect on Obesity

By Heather Callaghan, Natural Blaze Do you ever hear things like “drink lemon water to lose weight” and wonder if stuff like that is really true? Ginger’s effects on cancers like leukemia are stoking interest in both the scientific community and with consumers, but what about obesity and metabolic syndrome? You may be tempted to think…

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Americans Drank More Water Than Soda For First Time in Recent History

By Heather Callaghan, Editor When you are constantly barraged with news of the “obesity epidemic” it’s easy to think Americans are guzzling themselves to death with sugar and aspartame-laden drinks. But it looks like an eye-opening critical mass has taken place. For the first time in modern memory Americans chose bottled water over soda pop…

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