Super-Size Baby: The Causes of Child Obesity

Super-Size Baby: The Causes of Child Obesity

As a child, do you remember being given a lot of food and being told to gulp down every single bit of it? Have you encountered parents who think that fat children make healthy and happy children? These are among the reasons for the rise of child obesity cases worldwide.

What is obesity?
Obesity means having too much fat content in the body. To describe it scientifically, obesity is characterized by having a weight measurement and body mass index well above the norm. It results from high amounts of calorie intake and very little expenditure of energy.

Obesity is a rapidly growing problem not only in the United States but all over the world...

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Phenocal Review-Can It Lessen The Difficulties Of Weight Loss?

Phenocal Review-Can It Lessen The Difficulties Of Weight Loss?

A person who is interested in losing weight should not only concentrate on eating less and exercising regularly, but also in ensuring that stored fat in the body is converted to energy and metabolism is increased. However, due to busy lifestyle, stress or sedentary living, many people suffer from slow metabolic rate and poor energy synthesis.

Good thing there are many diet supplements available in the market that promise to help bolster metabolism and promote thermogenesis, or the process by which the body utilizes stored body fat and converts it to energy. One product that claims to be effective in both aspects is Phenocal...

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CMS to cover use of therapeutic continuous glucose monitors

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Martial Arts: Helping Your Children Protect Themselves

Martial Arts: Helping Your Children Protect Themselves

Did you know that a child is reported abducted or missing every 40 seconds in the United States and that most potential abductors make their first contact with the children they abduct within one quarter of a mile from their homes? With summer approaching and children having more time to play with friends during the day, it is now more important than ever to start (or continue) giving your children the tools they need to protect themselves:

Never leave young children unattended anywhere and have older children practice a buddy system with their peers. Teach your children their full name, your name, your address and telephone number. Teach them how to dial and use 911 or your equivalent emergency number...

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The Benefits of Green Tea: Why It’s Good For You

The Benefits of Green Tea: Why It’s Good For You

For thousands of years, the Chinese have been drinking green tea that has long been attributed for its medicinal properties, which the Chinese believe to be responsible for treating different kinds of illness, and it is also linked to longevity where the Chinese have the highest rate for people over the age of a hundred. However, although the Chinese have been drinking this kind of tea for centuries, it was only recently that green tea has been introduced and became popular throughout the planet.

Scientists and nutritionists have found that this wonderful brew does indeed have medicinal properties that can help in preventing several types of illnesses, which even includes cancer...

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Blue corn may help prevent, treat metabolic syndrome

A new study in rats suggests that adding blue corn to a high-sugar, high-cholesterol diet may help prevent some of the risk factors for metabolic syndrome.
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Understanding the Cause of Obesity

Understanding the Cause of Obesity

Obesity is a condition that has become a major health concern affecting many individuals in the United States. This

condition refers to the build-up of excess body fat that may impair health conditions. Several medical studies show that

obese individuals are prone to health risks like cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, certain cancers, type 2 diabetes,

coronary heart disease, sleep apnea, and many more. These health hazards have prompted individuals to include a weight-loss

program in their lifestyles. However, people who want to lose weight tend to exercise too much and eat unhealthy food. These

conditions may bring do more harm than good.

Understanding the cause of obesity might enable overweight individuals to treat their health problems...

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What Causes Carpal Tunnel?

What Causes Carpal Tunnel?

A common factor in developing carpal tunnel symptoms is increased hand use or activity.

While repetitive activities are often blamed for the development of Carpal Tunnel, the correlation is often unclear. Physiology and family history may have a significant role in individual’s susceptibility.

Many cases of carpal tunnel syndrome are provoked by repetitive grasping and manipulating activities. The exposure can be cumulative. Activities may be work- related or related to other activities (i.e. home improvement chores.)

Symptoms are commonly exacerbated by forceful and repetitive use of the hand and wrists in industrial occupations, including jack hammer operators, meat packers, computer users and musicians...

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