Monthly Archives: April 2017

Quick Weight Loss Or Fad Diets

The American Heart Association has taken the time to compare quick weight loss to fad diets. This is quite helpful for the serious dieter seeking the best form of weight loss. Based on their findings they have been able to provide the information that is informative so a logical and critical decision can be made for dieting. The following is information from the AHA on different diets and their effects. The Cabbage Soup Diet is said to undermine the health, cause physical discomfort in the abdominal regions […]

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Popular Diets Then Again Maybe Not So Popular

For any dieter that keeps up to date on the numerous types of diets on the market, the numbers are astounding. It seems next to impossible to know the right diet to use or which one is healthy without any health risk factors. The following is a partial list of what some people claim to be “The Popular Diet” Many options include apple cider vinegar that is an old fashion weight loss remedy claiming to have many benefits including dieting issues. Monavie is a juice that uses […]

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Permanent Weight Loss-Is It Possible

When you are dieting you are probably like many and have two things on your mind. You want to be able to lose the weight and keep the weight off permanently. Well ask yourself have you ever met anyone that has done this? Have you yourself done it? How many different diet programs have you personally been on? Were you able to achieve a permanent weight loss as a result? Well if you were lucky enough to do this then congrats because you are one in about […]

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Obesity And Heart Failure

In the past doctors thought, overweight patients had increased risks of developing heart failure due to complications from diabetes, coronary heart disease, and high blood pressure yet new studies show that obesity leads to heart failure without the other medical conditions present. The studies also show that even excess body weight tremendously increases the risks even when the person is not considered obese. One study was based on 5881 people who volunteered for the case study at the institution. The people were either obese or overweight during […]

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Obesity And Heart Disease

Obesity is a rising metabolic disorder that affects the entire world. Obesity is closely related to heart disease and other health issues. It is the condition based on the body mass index (BMI), calculating the fat ratio from a formula using the height and weight of the individuals. The formula is weight in pounds divided by the height in inches squared divided by 703. The total of that calculation then is used against the chart to determine if the individual is underweight (18.5 or lower), healthy weight […]

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Heart Disease Stroke And Obesity

Obesity is defined as having too much body fat. The body consists of water, fat, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. When there is too much fat, you are at higher risks for health problems such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. When you are obese, you magnify your risk for heart disease. When there is excess body fat it raises your cholesterol and triglyceride levels. It raises your blood pressure and can lead to diabetes. In some cases for people with diabetes, […]

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Heart Diseases Defined

Heart disease, also known as cardiac disease, is an extremely serious medical condition. Most people tend to believe heart disease is a condition other people have instead of them having the possible medical condition. The fact is heart disease is the leading killer in the United States. It is also the major cause for people to become disabled. There are many types of heart disease. The most common type is blockage of the arteries, which is the main blood vessel supplying blood to the heart. This type […]

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