obesity

Why So Many Americans are Obese

July 11, 2015
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It is a question that so many people want an answer to. They wonder why they are gaining weight so rapidly and why it is so hard to get it off. Americans are some of the biggest people in the world and often the reason that Americans are obese is because everything is larger, and […]

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Can an Apple a Day Keep Obesity Away?

October 30, 2014
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We have all heard that an apple a day can keep the doctor away, but can it help keep obesity at bay as well? Not only are apples delicious but they are also incredibly versatile. These tasty fruits can be easily added to almost any recipe for a quick kick of healthy flavor, which means […]

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Being Overweight or Obese Can Increase Risk of 10 Common Cancers

August 27, 2014
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As if there weren’t already enough reasons to try to combat being overweight or obese, now we find that it can contribute to certain types of cancer. This is a harsh but important realization, especially for those who may have family history of cancer. The reality is that there is nothing healthy about being overweight […]

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