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Overweight Americans do live longer than normal weight Americans, if you believe the results of a widely publicized study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.1 The results of this study showed overweight people (BMI = 25 to 29.9) were less likely to die than those who were...
 
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With 2 out of 3 American adults overweight or obese, it is becoming increasingly clear that current strategies to lose weight and keep it off are not very successful. It is difficult to solve a problem if what is causing it is unknown. The reason people develop excessive energy...
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Recent headlines about a study done in China on 752 healthy adults reported that those who consumed the most MSG were about twice as likely to be overweight as those who ate none.1 However, a much larger study done earlier in Hawaii, which examined about 5,000 users and nonusers of MSG found no evidence the ... Does MSG Promote Obesity?
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Obesity is increasing in children in the United States and many countries around the world. Getting children to consume fewer calories and exercise more has proven difficult.1 In most countries today salt intake in children is excessively high thanks to the food industry. Excessive salt intake raises blood pressure...
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The health issues that accompany obesity have now become more expensive than what smokers face. 190 billion dollars are spent each year on healthcare costs related to obesity (1). This means that smoking is no longer the most expensive?in terms of healthcare costs. Researchers at Lehigh University found that...