All Entries For overweight


8 Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

If you continue to do everything right but still struggle to lose weight, then this is a must-read!
Posted 4/28/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 173 comments   4,279,187 views
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Avoid the Self-Fulfilling Fat Prophecy

According to new research, feeling fat--even though you aren't--can actually make you fat!
Posted 10/26/2012  10:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 32 comments   38,368 views
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Does Fitness Matter More than Weight?

Some of the latest research seems to contradict what we've typically been lead to believe. Size is not always the best indicator of health.
Posted 10/16/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 97 comments   34,361 views
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Are New FDA-Approved Diet Drugs Worth the Risk?

Within the past month, the FDA has approved two new prescription weight-loss drugs. It's important to understand the risks if you're considering trying them.
Posted 7/31/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 106 comments   48,462 views
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If Your Child Was Overweight, Would You Want to Know?

It's hard to take criticism about your parenting skills, but that's what a lot of people feel when their child's weight comes into question.
Posted 5/22/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 27 comments   15,001 views
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Poll: Have Your Children Lost Weight Along With You?

How do you create habits that your children can carry on for the rest of their lives? According to a new study, the best strategy could be leading by example.
Posted 4/10/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 34 comments   17,245 views
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Overweight Children More Likely to be Bullied

A recent study shows that children who are overweight are not only more likely to have health issues later in life, but are also more likely to be bullied.
Posted 7/19/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 47 comments   18,610 views
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You're Never Too Young for High Blood Pressure

You'd think that the number of younger people with the condition is relatively small. But according to a recent survey, it could be much higher than previously thought.
Posted 6/30/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 29 comments   36,314 views
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Could Your Weight Affect How You React to Food Cues?

A new study found that a person's weight might influence his or her physiological response to food.
Posted 8/17/2010  12:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 91 comments   38,599 views
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Insensitive Ad: Am I Overreacting?

A recent ad from one of the country's leading fast food chains takes aim at demeaning those who choose to eat a hamburger over a subway sandwich.
Posted 6/23/2010  3:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 471 comments   29,898 views
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