If you’re fat, you may be OK

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It is well known from epidemiological studies that about 30 percent of obese individuals and 50 percent of overweight individuals are relatively healthy in terms of cardiometabolic risk factors


Obesity continues to climb

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More than 12 states now have adult obesity rates greater than 30 percent, and one in three children are either overweight or obese. However, 16 years ago, no state in the United States had an adult obesity rate greater than 20 percent.


Ease off the fats during pregnancy

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Obesity remains one of the primary headlines every day. But what you probably don’t know is the fastest growing segment of the obesity epidemic is children less than 4 years old.




Is there an obesity gene?

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When I first heard about the discovery of a potential obesity gene on the news, I ignored it …. Nonetheless, I decided to read the research paper in its pre-publication form. Even though it is an incredibly scientifically dense paper, rich in genetic jargon, it finally did it begin to make sense.




Fish oil and fat loss

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One of the best ways to reduce cellular inflammation in the fat cells is by increasing your intake of omega-3 fatty acids.


A new obesity suspect

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The number of overweight and obese has been remarkably stable for the past several years at about two-thirds of the adult population, but a greater number of adults are moving from a classification of being simply overweight to being labeled as obese. Maybe there's a new suspect.