Articles Tagged: obesity

Overweight and Obesity

If your health care provider (HCP) told you that you have overweight or obesity you may be experiencing a variety of emotions. It is important to keep in mind that … read more

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blood-testHigh Cholesterol

There are a few things that can lead to high cholesterol: what you eat, how physically active you are, and your genetics. You can’t do anything to change your genetics, … read more

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fast foodFast Food Facts

Fast food refers to food that can be prepared and served quickly. Fast food restaurants usually have a walk up counter and/or drive-thru window where you order and pick up … read more

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girl on scaleBody Mass Index (BMI)

BMI is a ratio of a person’s height and weight. It does not measure body fat, but can be an indicator of body fatness. Everyone needs some body fat, but having … read more

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Many drinks at convenience stores and supermarkets claim to give you energy. Common brands of these drinks, known as energy drinks and energy supplements, include Red Bull®, Full Throttle®, Monster®, … read more

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apple, water, measuring tapeIs it ok to be a little overweight?

Being healthy isn’t just about how much you weigh. Being healthy is about doing things such as eating nutritious foods, exercising regularly, feeling good about yourself, managing stress, not watching … read more

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