Worldwide, people are eating far too much sugar. This has negative consequences for their teeth and for their purses: seen at the global level, the costs of dental treatment are currently running at around $172 billion (€128 billion). CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE!
Nutrition advice aimed at children also improves parents' diets, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. "Diets high in unsaturated fat and low in saturated fat have been associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular events and death in adults," said lead author Dr Johanna Jaakkola, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Turku, Finland. "Very little is known about the long-term effects of nutrition advice for children on the diets and health of parents." CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE!
Sleep loss increases the risk of obesity through a combination of effects on energy metabolism. This research, presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Lisbon, will highlight how disrupted sleep patterns, a common feature of modern living, can predispose to weight gain, by affecting people’s appetite and responses to food and exercise. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE!
BMI is used as a screening tool to indicate whether a person is underweight, overweight, obese or a healthy weight for their height.
If a person's BMI is out of the healthy BMI range, their health risks may increase significantly.3
BMI values are age-independent and the same for both sexes. However, BMI may not correspond to the same degree of fatness in different populations due to different body proportions. CLICK HERE FOR MORE HELPFUL DETAILS!
(NaturalNews) In a study published in The Lancet: Diabetes and Endocrinology, findings suggest that "losing weight at any age can result in long-term cardiovascular health benefits, and support public health strategies and lifestyle modifications that help individuals who are overweight or obese to lose weight at all ages."
This study reinforces that shedding extra pounds is linked to improved health, and that, cliche as it may sound, it's never too late to start. CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE!
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Are you one of the 1 in 6 Americans on a diet? You don't have to be. Instead, simply borrow these four strategies from the field of behavioral economics in order to make the healthiest choice the easiest choice – every single time. CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE!
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