• Weighing the Costs of Obesity for Women Over 50

    The needs of women over 50 who are overweight and obese are becoming a burden on the medical fraternity. Slight of frame and shrinking in weight and height. That’s the stereotype of the “little old man” or...

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    The Battle Against Belly Fat

    Belly fat isn’t just a battle we fight as we reach middle age and experience changes in our image; it’s a battle we fight for our lives as well!  Researchers are finding more critical effects on health...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Feet
    3 Health Issues that Affect Your Feet

    Feet are so underappreciated but vital to a normal lifestyle. They are your base and provide a means to get from point A to point B with little to no hassle if they are functioning correctly. Sadly,...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Obesity
    Seniors and Obesity: Four Steps to Reverse an Alarming Trend

    The statistics of women over 50 struggling with obesity are unsettling. More than one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese. A major catalyst in the crisis is the senior population, with 38.5 percent of U.S. adults...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    What’s The Best Time to Lose the Fat?

    By Debra Atkinson, MS, CSCS − If you’re changing your nutrition and exercise habits for the better two questions might come to mind. What’s the best time to exercise? And should I eat before exercise? A 2010...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Pet
    Trim Pounds With Your Pet

    Freelance writer Peggy Frezon spends most of her waking hours sitting in front of her computer. And so does her dog, Kelly. While working long hours on deadline, Frezon used to take breaks to eat snacks. “And...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Obesity. Should We Keep Our Mouths Shut?

    By Janet Denison – I just finished reading a CNN editorial about the American Medical Association’s decision to label obesity as a disease. It was an interesting, well researched article but it made me wonder – what...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • A Weighty Issue

    I have a friend who told me he gained just three pounds a year. That doesn’t sound like much, but he did that every year for 30 years! That’s an excess of 90 pounds! He’s not alone....

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Are We Waisting Our Witness?

    I saw a news story about a woman who made a doctor’s appointment, hoping to become her new patient. The doctor refused to take her as a patient. The doctor went on to say that she had...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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