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CDC map reveals the 12 US states where more than 35% of people are 'dangerously' overweight

CDC map reveals the 12 US states where more than 35% of people are 'dangerously' overweight

13 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia have adult obesity rates of at least 35%.
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Diagnosis of Overweight or Obese Malnutrition spells DOOM for hip fracture patients; a prospective audit

2 days ago   |   Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

Crude diagnostic parameters such as BMI limit recognition of malnutrition in overweight and obese patients. This study applied a robust malnutrition diagnostic measure to...
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Losing Weight and Becoming an Athlete After 50

6 days ago   |   AARP

One step at a time - that became Shelley Hughes's mantra when she decided to get fit.... At the time, she was a critical care nurse in Florida - and 100 pounds overweight...
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No differences in physical activity between children with overweight and children of normal-weight

7 days ago   |   BMC

The aim of this study was to investigate the differences in objectively measured physical activity and in self-reported physical activity between overweight and normal-weight...
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How Is Diabetes Treated in Children?

8 days ago   |   NCCIH   |   3 articles

As more kids are becoming overweight, more of them are in danger of getting type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is also on the rise in children and adolescents. Learn about...
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Gut microbiota composition and function not related to onset of gestational diabetes

8 days ago   |   News Medical

Maternal overweight and obesity increase the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus. Gut microbiota composition has recently been associated with both overweight and a range of...
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Gut microbiota not involved in the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus

8 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Consuming the combination of fish oil and probiotic food supplements modulate the composition of gut microbiota in overweight and obese pregnant women, reveals a new study. The...
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Being overweight damages blood vessels, warn researchers: Maintain a healthy weight to prevent "internal stress"

Being overweight damages blood vessels, warn researchers: Maintain a healthy weight to prevent "internal stress"

9 days ago   |   Natural News

Obese individuals have higher levels of a protein linked to blood vessel damage, found a study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. This protein is called...
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6 Ways to Improve Your Gut Microbiome

6 Ways to Improve Your Gut Microbiome

11 days ago   |   Cathe Friedrich

Your gut microbiome is made up of a diverse group of bacteria that play a key role in nutrient absorption, protection against foreign pathogens, and immune health. Some studies...
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The obesity paradox for mid- and long-term mortality in older cancer patients: a prospective multicenter cohort study

12 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   2 articles

ABSTRACTBackgroundOverweight and obesity are associated with adverse health outcomes. However, substantial literature suggests that they are associated with longer survival...
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Factors Inherent to Obesity Increase Vulnerability to COVID-19: Study

Factors Inherent to Obesity Increase Vulnerability to COVID-19: Study

Factors related to obesity leave the lungs of obese patients more susceptible to COVID-19, said researchers. Read more ...

US Senator introduces bill promoting internet freedom in the face of Chinese...

US Senator introduces bill promoting internet freedom in the face of Chinese censorship

Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner has introduced legislation that aims to promote internet freedom while looking to counter the increased internet censorship being imposed by the... Read more ...

They aren't "free" - If you get vaccinated for COVID-19 and develop serious...

They aren't "free" - If you get vaccinated for COVID-19 and develop serious injury or illness, YOU have to pay all your medical bills yourself

American taxpayers will be footing the bill for President Trump's “Operation Warp Speed” Wuhan coronavirus vaccines, as new reports indicate that the jabs are slated to become... Read more ...

Vitamin D supplementation can REDUCE cancer death risk by 16%, study shows

Vitamin D supplementation can REDUCE cancer death risk by 16%, study shows

Vitamin D is best known for its role in bone formation. It helps the body absorb calcium and maintain phosphorus levels in the blood, both of which are vital to bone health... Read more ...

CDC says masks work better than vaccines at preventing COVID-19

CDC says masks work better than vaccines at preventing COVID-19

With mere weeks remaining before the Trump administration's first “Operation Warp Speed” Wuhan coronavirus vaccines hit the market, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... Read more ...

California wildfires are causing unprecedented levels of air pollution

California wildfires are causing unprecedented levels of air pollution

With historic wildfires still blazing through the West Coast, smoke continues to clog the air and tinge the skies with eerie reds and oranges. In some regions of California... Read more ...

Researchers develop a simple eye scan that detects undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes

Researchers develop a simple eye scan that detects undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes

A researcher from the University of Exeter is developing a novel method for detecting Type 2 diabetes. It involves a simple eye scan that searches for biomarkers of diabetes... Read more ...

Lower heart attack and stroke risk by increasing your intake of this...

Lower heart attack and stroke risk by increasing your intake of this essential vitamin

Heart disease is one of the major causes of death worldwide. It puts a person at risk of heart attack and stroke, which can leave survivors disabled for the rest of their... Read more ...

With COVID-19 vaccine looming, worries intensify over potential mandates

With COVID-19 vaccine looming, worries intensify over potential mandates

As the world inches closer to developing a COVID-19 vaccine, we are also on the brink of facing the very disturbing prospect of a push for mandatory vaccination. President... Read more ...

New York City to allow indoor dining at 25% capacity by Sept. 30

New York City to allow indoor dining at 25% capacity by Sept. 30

Just over six months after restaurants and bars closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, New York City is set to reopen for indoor dining at a limited capacity, according to a... Read more ...