obesity

How Excess Weight Affects Your Body (Other Than Your Size)

May 24, 2019
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Most people think that your weight only affects your body by making you bigger, causing you to go out and buy new clothes that will fit. However, the truth is that weight affects your well-being in many other ways that you should know about. By having a deeper understanding of how carrying extra weight can […]

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Bariatric Surgery Provides Varying Benefits Depending on Obesity Type

December 3, 2018
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Do you think that weight loss surgery is a great way to tackle obesity in all people? Think again. It turns out that bariatric surgery provides varying benefits, and it all depends on the four obesity subtypes that a person can be diagnosed with. Continue reading to learn more, especially if you or someone you […]

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Top Obesity Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

April 5, 2015
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There is such a focus on health and wellbeing these days, and for the most part that’s a good thing. Getting healthy is always a priority, but you want to be sure that you do it for the right reasons. Along with the good comes the bad, which is an increased pressure to get skinny […]

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Risk of Obesity Increased in Teens Who Don’t Sleep Enough

September 6, 2014
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Sleep is essential for everyone, especially children and teens. This is because their bodies are fragile and still developing. Most teens are deprived of sleep because they follow an unorthodox schedule. They often sleep during the day and study at night. In other words, their sleep patterns are disturbed. Once the sleep patterns are disrupted, […]

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