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Two thirds of Americans are obese and over half of our children are overweight or obese. The problem lies in the fact that our children are prone to developing high blood pressure and are put at risk of severe coronary artery disease. They are also at risk of developing a number of other diseases and disorders related to obesity.
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Before I found New Horizon I was lost. I felt as if I were a hamster stuck on its wheel running as fast as my tiny legs could take me while going nowhere. I thought I was doing everything right. My diet was clean, no alcohol, no processed sugar, no soda, no table salt, no butter, faithful calorie counter…gym rat even! That scale WOULD NOT BUDGE!
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Children of all ages are heavier than our instinct says is healthy. We immediately think that they need to lose weight. However, weight loss with children can be very tricky. Our children today were born into the electronic age where they spend many hours playing video games and corresponding with friends on the computer. Unfortunately, these activities do not have much of a physical exercise component. Exercise is not high on the list of activities ...Continue Reading →
DANGERS OF TEEN OBESITY
Every day we read new statistics about childhood obesity and how it will cripple America in decades to come. Weight Loss is a significant challenge for this population because of the environment they are raised in. According to the American Obesity Association, about 30.4 percent of teenagers are overweight, and 15.5 percent of teens are obese. This means that 45.9 percent of teens are at risk for developing health problems due to weight. ...