Tag Archives: obesity

Fatigued to death?

Ever heard of adrenal fatigue? Some 80% of people will suffer from adrenal fatigue at some point in their lives. What is adrenal fatigue? The adrenal glands above the kidneys secrete over 50 different hormones that are essential for life … Continue reading

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Appetite outlaws

Appetite rules: In an inane attempt to “protect” people from their own self destruction, Los Angeles has designed an ordinance intended to curtail obesity in low-income areas. How? By eliminating any new fast-food restaurant startups. But, the fast-food restrictions passed … Continue reading

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Salty advice

Salt is not bad for you. It is only the kind of salt that is bad for you. Humans cannot live without salt! In fact, the connections between salt and cardiovascular disease are only partially true for morbidly obese people. … Continue reading

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30 days to a less fatty liver

Just thirty days on a good supplemental probiotic helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver. A new study published in PLOS ONE brings us one giant step forward in the fight against Non-Alcolohic Fatty Liver Disease, obesity and … Continue reading

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The broken Medicaid cookie cutter

The Medicaid cookie cutter doesn’t work when you compare it to regular health insurance. Compared to private insurance patients, the average Medicaid patient is usually younger, twice as likely to smoke, and have higher rates of conditions related to chronic … Continue reading

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Fat America

A whopping 69.2% of Americans over 20 years old are either overweight or obese. This goes on even while Americans fork over $40 billion a year for weight loss products. About 80% who lose weight regain the weight they lost… … Continue reading

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Diabetes drug for weight loss in non-diabetics

There is a new diabetes drug that doubles as a weight loss drug an should just make you want to puke – and it does… This drug has severe side effects of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, horrible sore throats, hoarseness, … Continue reading

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Over-vaccinated

What is causing the majority of our children to exhibit “immune overload”? This is a rapidly rising medical condition that threatens the lives of our children as much or even more than common mumps, measles, polio, chickenpox, diphtheria and other … Continue reading

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About those yellow packets…

Want a little chlorine in your sweetener? Sucralose – in the yellow packet – was discovered while scientists were designing bug poison. Sweet enough to attract bugs, yet deadly enough to kill the bugs… The problem was that the bugs … Continue reading

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Cheap food dilemma

You know what else causes obesity and keeps the weight on? Cheap food does. A new review out in A Cancer Journal for Clinicians points and finds one factor fueling the obesity epidemic: Americans now have the cheapest food available … Continue reading

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Beyond obesity comes the side effects of treatment

What else comes with bariatric surgery? Five years after gastric bypass surgery, patients may have actually maintained significant weight loss but are now at risk of nutritional deficiencies, like low iron, mild anemia and low vitamin D. Bariatric surgery “bypasses” … Continue reading

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High fiber rescue!

People who have a high intake of dietary fiber also have a lower risk of developing coronary heart disease. In fact, even if you’ve already had a heart attack, a high fiber diet can bring a 25% lower chance of … Continue reading

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The perfect infant formula

Breastfeeding reduces the risk of the child developing obesity before the age of 20. Critical nutrition during the first two years of life has long-term consequences on health that can persist into adulthood. A study that began in 1984 also … Continue reading

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Who is feeding these kids?

The latest study, published April 7 in JAMA Pediatrics, has found that ALL categories of child obesity in the US have increased over the last 14 years. This flies in the face of Michelle Obama’s very recent claim to have … Continue reading

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About colon cancer

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States with over 130,000 new diagnosed cases every year. Obesity causes changes in the colon that can predispose a person to colorectal cancer. This makes a healthy … Continue reading

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We need a vaccine for stupid

Common cold vaccines: Adenovirus (common cold): Most infections are mild and require no treatment. But, researchers ran tests on children and found that those with adenovirus 36 were more likely to be obese. But, not all of the children with … Continue reading

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Rebound obesity brought to you by ADHD meds

Just one more side effect from ADHD medications – Teen rebound obesity. Johns Hopkins analyzed the health records of 163,820 children to discover that children treated with ADHD stimulants at first experience a slower body mass index growth followed by … Continue reading

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Now my leg has been really pulled

The first liar – er – lady Michelle Obama has boldly claimed a 43% reduction in child obesity in just 4 years! She touted this number while commemorating the 4th anniversary of her very own “Let’s Move” campaign to eliminate … Continue reading

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Shivering the fat away

White fat is the unhealthy storage fat that is on the inside of your body. Brown fat is the energy converting fat that turns into energy much more efficiently than white fat. Researchers are finding that both shivering and regular … Continue reading

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How to move a muscle

Every time you move a muscle you are burning carbohydrates. Carbohydrates also fuel the central nervous system and keep vital organs energized. The body breaks down carbs into sugars to store them in one of three places; in the muscles, … Continue reading

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