Im Not Fat, Im Just Big Boned…

Stop lying to yourself. You’re overweight, so what? What does being overweight even mean?   Being overweight is more than just a physical aspect. There are many factors to consider when evaluating ones own body frame. As a matter of fact, you can have great blood pressure, great diet, and great exercise habits, but still…
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The Obesity Epidemic: What’s Causing It?

Obesity and over-nutrition are two of the most prevalent health problems facing Americans today. Although more people in the United States are trying diets and exercise programs than ever before, the problem seems to be getting much worse. In fact, 86% of Americans are expected to be overweight by 2030 (1). With that staggering number,…
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The Epidemic Of Obesity

35% of adults age 20+ are obese. This is becoming a severe problem, especially in the United States. What is causing this spike in obesity? How does obesity become an issue in the body? I would like to discuss the background related to this topic. Inflammation and obesity: The issue with obesity usually begins with…
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Science & Stigma With Obesity

Obesity is a common and serious health issue in the United States. According to the CDC, more than 1/3 of US adults have obesity and it’s on the rise. Obesity puts someone at a higher risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. So why is this such a rising…
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The Other Side Of Obesity You Did Not Know

If you went around asking people what they think the cause of obesity is, they will most certainly tell you it is overeating. Even though they are right, they usually ignore other factors that lead to obesity. The notion that obesity is a disease is still not well accepted by the public. In this blog…
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