RED LIGHT ON RED MEAT

From: Archives of Internal Medicine, published online March 12, 2012

Eating red meat is associated with a higher risk of early death, a study found, particularly from cancer and heart disease. Researchers tracked the health and diet of more than 121,000 people from 1980 through 2006. For each extra 3-ounce serving of red meat per day, the participant’s risk of premature death increased 12 percent compared with those whose diets contained less than half a serving of red meat per day. ...

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DANGERS OF TEEN OBESITY

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. ...

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WEIGHT LOSS NATURALLY

WEIGHT LOSS NATURALLY
Can weight loss occur without starvation diets and medication? Yes, you can be empowered to undertake the process in a very natural and holistic way. Most of the time a small adjustment in diet that compliment ones exact metabolism can make the difference. Once that adjustment becomes permanent (behavior modification), it has a greater chance of staying with the individual for a life time. To identify those adjustments accurately, a full medical analysis ...

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Michelle Obama’s “Lets Move” Campaign (Providence Journal 1/15/12)

EDITORIALS
Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” Campaign
By Eriene-Heidi Sidhom

On Tuesday, February 9, 2010 First Lady Michelle Obama announced her campaign, Let’s Move,in an effort to combat the growing problem of childhood obesity.1 The campaign’s goal is ambitious, to say the least: eliminate childhood obesity in a single generation so that today’s kids grow up to be adults of a healthy weight. 2

The Problem at Hand

Childhood obesity must be addressed both because it negatively impacts our children and because we ...

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OBESITY AND CANCER RISKS

OBESITY AND CANCER RISKS

Did you know that obesity is strongly associated with an increased risk for developing certain types of cancer? In 2003, the American Cancer Society stated that obesity increased the risk for the following types of the disease:
• Breast cancer (after menopause)
• Cervical cancer
• Colon or rectal cancer
• Esophageal cancer
• Gall bladder cancer
• Kidney cancer
• Liver cancer
• Multiple myeloma
• Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
• Ovarian cancer
• Pancreas cancer
• Stomach cancer (in men)
• Uterine cancer
Scientists are currently working to uncover the ...

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