obesity Articles
Getting Enough Vitamin D? Signs & Symptoms You're Not
Friday, August 8th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Have you been experiencing muscle weakness, fatigue, bone pain and mood swings? If so, you could have a vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is classified as both a vitamin and a hormone. As a vitamin, it appears in fortified foods and in supplements. Once ingested, however, the ... Read more
Swap Fat Foods for Fit Foods
Thursday, July 31st, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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There is nothing like a good burger, hot dog, steak, or slice of cheesy pizza. Even though we know they are bad for our health, we indulge in these foods because they are tasty and satisfy our brain’s pleasure center—we rarely consider such consequences as obesit... Read more
7 Ways to Prevent a Stroke
Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Have you had weakness or numbness in your arms, face or legs? Have you had trouble talking or walking? What about vision problems, headaches, dizziness and loss of coordination? These are all signs of a stroke. Every year, at least 795,000 Americans will experience one or more of... Read more
Can Stress Make You Sick?
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Between work, school, travel, children, spouses, over-scheduling, mounting bills and other day-to-day stressors, it is not abnormal to encounter stress. Stress, in many ways, is a natural element of human existence; it is one that often temporarily disturbs our lives. Howeve... Read more
What Pregnant Women Need to Know About 5,797 Work-Related Complaints
Monday, April 7th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The Washington Post recently published a story about mammoth retailer Wal-Marts new policy that allows pregnant women more options so that they can continue to work even late into their pregnancy. While this change of policy is a moral and economic victory for pregnant Wal-aaaama... Read more
Change Your Life for the New Year
Monday, December 30th, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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Dieting is one of those things most people dread. After the fun of the holidays and all the food, drinks, late nights and over-indulging, you wake up on January 1 and realize that it's time to get serious about starting the New Year off right and that it's going to take effort... Read more
The Brouhaha over Belly Fat
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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According to experts, the number on the scale does not tell you the full story about your body fat, especially belly fat and its potential health risks. Belly Fat vs. Overall Body Weight In recent years, the percentage of overweight Americans, based on waist circumference,... Read more
14 Exercises for Desk-Jobbers
Friday, November 8th, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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Do you find it difficult to exercise because you are chained to a full-time desk job? Even though a job may require you to sit for hours, there are ways to squeeze in exercise and stay fit without leaving the office. Deskercises are exercises that can be done throughout the wor... Read more
Fruit and Diabetes Risk
Sunday, September 8th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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New research finds that some fruits reduce diabetes risk, while other fruits have no impact on diabetes risk and fruit juiceincreases diabetes risk. FRUIT AND DIABETES RISK Diabetes has become a significant public health problem in the United States, and around the world, in rece... Read more
Nearly 1 in 5 Deaths are Caused by Obesity
Monday, August 19th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new research study finds that obesity causes nearly one in five deaths in the United States. NEARLY 1 IN 5 DEATHS ARE CAUSED BY OBESITY As I discuss in my book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, obesity is an underappreciated risk factor for cancer, as nearly 10 perc... Read more
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