To enjoy a long and healthy life, everyone should make lifestyle choices that include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and maintaining normal weight. The combination of inactivity and eating the wrong foods is the second most common preventable cause of death in the United States (smoking is the first).
Most research on the benefits of exercise focuses on heart protection. Studies clearly show that exercise helps the heart. In addition, studies are reporting that even people with...Read more
Obesity can lead to depression, and depression can lead to overeating, and overeating can lead to obesity, and around and around and... Read more »
Partly because we have become a sedentary society, there are more than 130 million Americans who are currently overweight or obese. There... Read more »
When thin people see someone who is overweight, many of them assume it's because all overweight people are slothful gluttons. Anyone... Read more »
It can be super challenging to get a typically developing child active. When a child is overweight or obese and has other health conditions... Read more »
The Link Between Internet Use, Obesity, and Poor Health As a society, we have transitioned to a sedentary lifestyle that is more... Read more »