Tag:

obesity

Have a weak grip?

It may signal future health troubles—even in kids.

Half of Americans trying to slim down

Having a plan that is "practical, achievable and maintainable" is key.

Can exercise ease inflammation tied to obesity?

Chronic inflammation may be the root of many health problems, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Patient Story

‘It creeps up on you’

After gaining significant weight in his late 20s and early 30s, a Michigan man sheds 90 pounds through a new health program.

Human brain hard-wired to love fat-carb combo

Don't fall prey to the temptation of fast or processed food.

Americans’ obsession with sugar starts in infancy

Added sugar can influence a child's food choices and impact their health later in life.

Patient Story

‘A brand new kid’

Sleep apnea treatment transforms a struggling student into an 'A' student.

Round around the tummy? Check your vitamin D

Belly fat and deficiencies in the sunshine vitamin are linked by research.

Postpartum ponderings

New guidelines recommend an OB/GYN visit within three weeks of delivery—with other visits as needed for three months.

Generation ‘GO’

At school districts throughout Newaygo County, Michigan, a new wellness plan teaches youngsters to commit daily to healthy eating and active living.

Sleep-deprived kids at risk

Study: Getting less sleep may equate to a 58 percent increased chance of becoming overweight or obese.

Table matters

Looking for another way to instill healthy habits in your kids? Look to the family dinner.

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