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Obesity vs Smoking: Which is Worse?

29 April 2016

Obesity vs Smoking: Which is Worse? Most people are aware that smoking causes cancer, heart disease, emphysema and other disorders. Over the past several decades, the media have extensively covered the medical problems associated with nicotine and tobacco. However, since 2005, obesity is now killing people at a higher rate than smoking. Statistically speaking, obesity…

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The Best Forums & Support Groups For Weight Loss

29 April 2016

Weight loss is a difficult journey whether you lose the weight naturally or undergo weight loss surgery. Your family, friends, and healthcare professionals will be there for you, but sometimes you need support from someone who understands exactly what you’re going through. You may not know anyone in person who shares your struggles, but online…

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9 Ways Your Body Thanks You After Weight Loss Surgery

Changes to Expect After Weight Loss Surgery

29 March 2016

  The main goal of weight loss surgery is to lose weight, of course. However, the benefits of weight loss surgery reach far beyond just weighing less and feeling healthier. Significant weight loss can boost the immune system, balance hormones, and help you get a better night's sleep. Research shows losing weight can dramatically improve…

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Why Blaming The Obese Won’t Cure Obesity

21 March 2016

There is no denying that we have reached epidemic levels of obesity in this country. Obesity accounts for mounting medical issues for individuals as well as financial difficulties for society at large. Public policy-makers often point back to obese people as the heart of this epidemic, but putting the blame on “personal choice” will not…

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Talking To A Loved One About Obesity

How To Talk To A Loved One About Obesity

16 March 2016

Approaching a loved one about their obesity can be one of the most difficult conversations you have. You love your partner, friend, or family member and don’t want to hurt them, but you are also concerned for their health and wellbeing. It’s easy to ignore the issue or to make light of it, but these…

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How Coconut Oil Became So Popular

3 March 2016

If you haven’t noticed, or started using it already, coconut oil has become a major superfood in the last decade. Supermarkets across the world are now packed with coconut products. Everything from chips, water, snacks, spreads, and even activated charcoal are available for coconut-crazy consumers. The love and obsession around coconut oil is real, but…

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The Secret Formula for Perfect Low Sugar Smoothies

29 February 2016

Smoothies are a fun and delicious way to pack all the nutrients you need into an easy and portable meal. The only problem is that some of us go a little overboard with sugar and end up negating some of the health benefits by adding to our waistlines. Luckily, there are still plenty of low…

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