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Food Bank, Boys and Girls Clubs holding nutrition classes

It's no secret that obesity is an issue with the Centers for Disease Control reporting that more than one-third of U.S. adults as being overweight. With...

...houseful of kids the strength to get up and face another day of farm work. Today, though, it is just a commercial for the Moore Obesity Clinic.Wait, the nightmare worsens. My family, it seems, has asked my wife to cook!JoAn doesn't like to cook. She...
Diabetic snowboarder Sean Busby rides 7 continents

...insulin; Type 2 diabetes, which accounts for more than 90 percent of all diabetes, is often associated with older age, obesity and physical inactivity. Sufferers can often feel better by controlling their diets and don't always need insulin.While...
Obesity, physical education and sports... hmmm?

...the recent Clarion article "Board sees obesity study results." As our nation we innocently fought the ravages of obesity 45 minutes per day, five days per sweaty on a daily basis. Bye-bye obesity study, hello healthy Alaskans! Let's...
What others say: No level of Obamacare can cure sedentary U.S.

...with Washington, D.C., policy or medical insurance coverage.Lead author Edward C. Archer, who studies nutrition and obesity at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, tracked the movements of 2,600 adults age 20 to 74 to see what they did all day...
The Bookworm Sez: Get the skinny on 'A Big Fat Crisis'

...cholera and typhoid. They should be able to keep us safe from obesity, too.So you say you need to lose ten pounds - but they're...and lots to think about. But if you're concerned about obesity, eating right, and your family's weight, "A Big Fat Crisis...
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...diets high in sugar with increased risks for non-fatal heart problems, and with obesity, which can also lead to heart trouble. But in the new study, obesity didn't explain the link between sugary diets and death. That link was found even...

...made in corner stores - like chips, candy and soda - are calorie-rich and nutrient-poor, contributing to higher rates of obesity and related chronic diseases among low-income residents.Yet people's food choices are influenced by what is available...
The stupid bowls

...Coke, Budweiser and Doritos, sell stuff that is harmful to our health. Sugar soft drinks are a major contributor to our obesity epidemic and, as a new study points out, a singular cause of heart problems, to say nothing, of diabetes, etc. Beer...
Alaska flu cases spike; season hasn't peaked

...Natives have a higher rate of underlying medical conditions such as lung disease, diabetes, congestive heart failure and obesity, all of which heighten the chances of hospitalization and death from influenza, she said.Crowded homes, a lack of running...


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