The Personal Costs of Obesity

People who are overweight and obese face many difficulties their normal weight peers do not. Frequent doctor visits are a fact of life for overweight and obese people, due to…

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A Look At The Short And Long Term Effects Of Childhood Obesity

Most parents are not overly concerned about their young children being overweight. They tend to dismiss it as "puppy fat" – something that will melt away in time as their…

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Tips On Preventing Child Obesity

Due to the influx of technology to mitigate the complexity of today's lives, the rise of fast food and ready-made over the counter foods arise. Although these types of foods…

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Obesity and Yeast Infections – What's the Connection

As if the overweight men and women of the world didn't have enough to worry about, but yes, obesity is one of the risk factors of chronic yeast infections. There…

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The Dangers of Morbid Obesity

Synonyms for morbid abound: bleak, grim, cheerless, dismal, foreboding, joyless, morose, ominous, and hopeless. No wonder people are offended to be diagnosed with a condition suggesting such grisly unwholesomeness. Medically…

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The Effects of Obesity – An Almost Unlimited Number of Health Problems Associated With the Obese

Obesity is defined as a condition wherein the body has too much fat. Obesity is measured by reference to the Body Mass Index (BMI). There are three levels of obesity:…

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Prevent Childhood Obesity – The Long Term Effects of Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is not a reference to the pleasantly plump babies or the cherub shaped toddlers. The majority of children will begin life with the plumpness we expect to see…

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Is Technology Causing Your Child's Obesity?

My regular readers know I grew up in the 70's and we did not have game-boys and DS's, let alone iPhones, Wii's or X-Box gaming systems. We played outside and…

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Beating Obesity Into Submission

Why aren't we able to tackle the obesity problem in this country. We're not the only ones. America, Mexico, New Zealand, Hungary and Australia are equal or behind the UK…

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How to Minimize the Effects of Technology Causing Childhood Obesity

Here is a scary thought. Our three year old granddaughter has figured out how to use her mother's smart phone. She's fairly adept at the computer, at least when she…

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