AMA Now Says “Obesity is not a condition it’s a disease.”

Big news two days ago. The American Medical Association (AMA) is taking this seriously. “Obesity” is not a condition but a “disease.” The American Medical Assn. voted Tuesday to classify obesity as a disease, a decision that should prompt doctors to get more aggressive about helping patients maintain a healthy weight. (AFP PHOTO/RONALDO SCHEMIDT / [&hellip

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Understanding and Preventing Obesity: Start Young

I have created a set of ten rules for you to use as guidelines to better understand why eating right is so important. Prevention is key, and if you teach your children how to eat right and to exercise often, you will be increasing their health and happiness for the rest of their lives. Here [&hellip

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Eat smart when you eat out

It’s six o’clock in the afternoon on a Friday evening and the JFK airport is incredibly packed. I have to wait for my flight at least one more hour and my stomach is begging me for some food, so I cave in and head to the food court. To my surprise, there are a few [&hellip

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The Critical Ratio That Impacts Your Life Expectancy

  There are some very important numbers that impact your life. Maybe the most important is your age, which at some level also predicts your life expectancy. As you get older you begin to realize that all you really have is time and the health to enjoy that time.   Other important numbers in your [&hellip

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Video: Why Fad Diets Dont Work

Fad diets are one of my biggest pet peeves. We all want a quick fix and a shortcut to beach bodies. But they don’t work! learn why and a few realities of changing your metabolism for good without

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How To Do Crunches in Your Car

Here is a zero time cost secret to igniting your metabolism and burning hundreds of extra calories per day. Do abdominal crunches while you commute. MAKE THIS A HABIT. the video below will show you proper form. I do about 100 crunches a minute on any given commute I can knock out 5 sets of [&hellip

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Lifetime Dietary Habits: Why America is Fat But You Don’t Have to Be!

Look around us. Mega meals, value packs, two-for-one meals, huge portions, triple-whoppers, fried foods, stir-in fresh ice-cream stores, etc. Food is everywhere and in quantities and portions that are meant for an everyday feast. We finish a huge meal and they offer us the dessert menu with eight unbelievable and super-sized desserts. We are programmed genetically [&hellip

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Why Humans Are Genetically Programmed to be Overweight

Why is it that 70% of Americans are overweight by at least 20 pounds? Why is 15% of the population so overweight that they have developed Type 2 diabetes? Why do I now see 4-5 wheelchairs brought onto commercial flights to help people off of the plane. People who are so overweight, and have lost [&hellip

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The Fallacy of Fad Diets

Americans love a quick fix. We all want something for nothing; a great bargain; the best in the world at rock bottom prices. We want to get thin quick. We want a pill that we take once a day that will make us look like a supermodel within thirty days. We want an abdominal exercise [&hellip

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Does walking make you thin? No. Look at the Hobbit!

Let’s think about our friend and awesome hobbit hero, Bilbo Baggins. He probably walks over one hundred miles on his pilgrimage. But, like a lot of folks who think walking is the way to thinness, he has a pot-belly. What is the problem with slow, walking workouts, whether they are on a treadmill or walking [&hellip

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