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Free Office Snacks Adding 1,000 Calories Per Week

All those cakes, cookies and brownies brought in to the break room are really adding calories to our diet. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently conducted a study to determine how many unhealthy foods employees consume while on the job. After analyzing the results, they found that...
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Fake Cancer Causes Being Believed At A High Rate

Smoking, being overweight and overexposure to UV radiation are the biggest preventable causes of cancer. But false information and fake news is causing much confusion as to how those cancers are detected and can be prevented. A recent survey of adults found an alarming number of people getting...
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People Who Skip Breakfast More Likely To Be Overweight

Although it may sound bizarre that you'd gain weight from skipping a meal but skipping breakfast meals you are more likely to be overweight. That is the finding on the latest research linking bigger waistlines to ditching the first meal of the day. In a review of 350 people from the Mayo Clinic ,...
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Fat Cells Can Scar Making Them Harder to Shed

Now is the time many resolutions are left behind after a promising start. Usually weight loss is a resolution that falls short. Now science says it may not be you at all in the quest to rid yourself of excess weight. Scientist believe that fat becomes distressed, scarred and inflamed, it is unable...
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Study Says The New Stereotype of Americans Is Being Overweight

How does the rest of the world view Americans? As overweight. Researchers from the University of Washington analyzed 10 studies where a total of 1,000 college students were shown pictures of people of different races and asked to gauge their country of residence. It found that the pictures of...
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Sharp Increase of Pets Considered Overweight

While American battle an ever growing waistline, so do our pets. Data released show that dogs and cats are becoming overweight. Over the last 10 years, Banfield Pet Hospital tracked pet data and found 1 in 3 pets are overweight, with cats winning the weight battle with the percentage of overweight...
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