Few would argue that a toned guy with six-pack abs walking down the beach probably leads a more healthier life than the fellow with a beer gut spilling out of his ‘frankie says relax’ tanktop as he double-fists a cold brew. While exercise and eating right has a tendency to limit health problems, is it […]
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4 Things to know about Bariatric Surgery and Insurance
Bariatric surgery has become recognized as the safest and most efficient way for someone who is morbidly obese to lose weight fast. For some people, the length of time it would take to lose weight using diet and exercise alone may not help them to avoid severe medical complications due to obesity. It may also […]
Are Breast Cancer and Being Overweight Linked?
How is being overweight and breast cancer linked? If you follow health news then you know that research has shown a link between being overweight and an increased risk breast cancer. The link is only just beginning to be understood by scientists and it is revealing some facts that should have a very positive influence […]
What Is Body Mass Index and Why Should You Care?
When it comes to determining the state of your well being, sometimes it all seems to come down to numbers – your weight, blood pressure, cholesterol. All of these numbers give doctors an idea of how healthy you are. A vital number that measures your health and overall risk for disease is the BMI or […]