Category Archives for "Obesity"

Eating Ourselves to Death!

By admin | Diabetes , Health , Obesity

One of the greatest gifts we possess as humans is the power to choose, and we use it recklessly.  We choose all kinds of things that are horrible for us.  This has never been truer than when it comes to our daily nutrition choices.  As Americans we have access to the best foods in the […]

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Fiber Fights Fat!

By admin | Nutrition , Obesity

Visceral fat, the fat deep in the belly surrounding vital organs, can be dangerous to overall health. Kristen Hairston, from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (North Carolina, USA), and colleagues urge that the way to reduce visceral fat is simple: eat more soluble fiber from vegetables, fruit and beans, and engage in moderate activity. The […]

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GMA and FMI Select Agency Partners to Support $50 Million Nutrition Keys Consumer Education Campaign!

By admin | Nutrition , Obesity

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced the selection of three globally-recognized agencies to support the GMA-FMI Nutrition Keys front-of-pack nutrition labeling initiative. BBDO New York (along with its sister companies Integer, PHD and Proximity), Edelman and FoodMinds have been selected to work with GMA and FMI and their member […]

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Is Your Sleep Apnea Causing Metabolic Syndrome?

By admin | Health , Obesity

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep apnea is caused by obstruction of the upper airway. It is characterized by repetitive pauses in breathing during sleep, despite the effort to breathe, and is usually associated with a reduction in blood oxygen saturation. These pauses in breathing, called apneas (literally, “without breath”), […]

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Omega-3s Promote Muscle Protein Production!

By admin | Nutrition , Obesity

Sarcopenia, the loss of muscle mass with aging, is a major public health concern. Previous studies have found that omega-3 fatty acids stimulate protein anabolism in animals, and might therefore be useful for the treatment of sarcopenia. However, the effect of omega-3 fatty acids on human protein metabolism is unknown.  Bettina Mittendorfer, PhD, from Washington […]

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#1 Fight Fighting Extract!

By admin | Fitness , Nutrition , Obesity

Hydroxycitric Acid is an extract from the rind of the Garcinia cambogia plant that helps reduce body fat by turning stored fat into fuel during exercise.  Pulling more fat out of fat stores increases endurance, allowing you to hit the weights longer and harder.  Furthermore, research from Ohio State University reported that HCA can alter […]

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