Posts Tagged ‘overweight’

  • Obese Youth Have Higher Risk of Gallstones

    Children who are overweight or obese have a higher risk for gallstones, according to a large new study conducted by Kaiser Permanente in California. Researchers found that children and adolescents who were overweight were twice as likely to have gallstones,…

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  • Got OA knee pain? The solution is simple

    Knee pain related to osteoarthritis (OA) is a common complaint among obese individuals and retired professional athletes, particularly ex football players. Now researchers say there is a simple solution to OA: just lose weight. The scientists were presenting their work…

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  • Food to lower your cholesterol and blood pressure

    There is a saying that goes. “We are what we eat.” This is so true as the food being consumed may affect the cholesterol levels inside the person’s system. This makes this makes the person prone to high blood pressure or heart disease through age, which could leave the patient, paralyzed or dead.

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  • Weight training for pregnant women - will it harm my baby?

    Activities such as weight training were considered out of the question during pregnancy not so long ago, as women were advised to avoid all forms of strenuous physical activity. Now, however, we know that there are many advantages to staying active during your pregnancy. It is advisable that you speak to your physician before embarking on any form of exercise routine and that you avoid an excessive number of workouts so that you don’t end up overdoing it and causing yourself injury, especially in the abdominal area, there are still plenty of options that will provide you with lots of benefits.

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