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Obesity is a major risk factor in heart disease. Excess weight can lead to high cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Obesity is also a contributing factor for diabetes, which is linked to heart problems. Losing weight can reduce your risk for heart disease. 

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro, posted How to Stop Childhood Obesity and… You probably think heart disease is only a problem for "older" individuals.…

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Whitney, Health Guide, posted Reward Yourself with New Clothes to… Success! When I weighed myself over the weekend, the scale stubbornly only…

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Whitney, Health Guide, posted Avoid Weight Gain Away from Home: Tips… A better woman would have a better report from The Big Easy. Apparently, …

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