obesity

  • sugar

5 reasons sugar is a direct cause of cancer

By |April 8th, 2016|

Cancer is a terrible and alarming epidemic.  One of two males will contract cancer in their lifetimes; one out of three women as well.  Yet despite the “efforts” of the American Cancer Society (ACS), National Cancer Institute (NCI) […]

  • body mass index

Researchers suggest to stop using Body Mass Index (BMI) as measure of health

By |February 8th, 2016|

As most of us are aware, the obesity problem in America (and many other countries as well) is truly a problem of ‘epic proportions’ (no pun intended).  To understand the true size of the American obesity epidemic, we first […]

  • weight gain

Weight gain may be associated with later bedtime for teenagers

By |November 3rd, 2015|

Sleep is essential to our health.  Sleep is food for the brain.  During sleep, important body functions and brain activity occur.  Skipping sleep can be harmful — even deadly, particularly if you are behind the wheel.  You can […]

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Obesity will soon overtake smoking as principal cause of cancer

By |September 14th, 2015|

Sadly … America, and many other parts of the world, is simply getting TOO fat.  I was having dinner with a friend last week at a popular hamburger restaurant franchise with the slogan of “World’s Greatest Hamburgers”.  All […]

  • body mass index

Underweight? Overweight? Obese? Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) today!

By |August 21st, 2015|

? The Obesity Epidemic
As most of us are aware, the obesity problem in America (and many other countries as well) is truly a problem of ‘epic proportions’ (no pun intended).  To understand the true size of the American obesity […]

  • soybean oil

Is soybean oil contributing to obesity and diabetes in the US?

By |August 17th, 2015|

Soybean oil is the most common oil used in the US, but this is a relatively new phenomenon. Prior to 1900, cooking was done with lard and butter, and the processed foods that are now primary sources of […]