How obesity causes diabetes

If you are an individual who is considered to be obese according to your Body Mass Index (BM), you should be concerned with how obesity causes diabetes. Researchers who have studied the disease of diabetes for years have discovered links between obesity and type II diabetes. Type II diabetes is also called adult onset diabetes. […]

Obesity and cardiovascular disease

On every diet site that discusses the dangers of obesity, you’ll find the same sentence: Obesity increases your risk of cardiovascular disease. When you see this sentence everywhere, and no one explains what it means, it no longer sounds like a scary risk and begins to become just words that have no meaning. Today, you […]

What causes obesity and overweight

Statistics show that eight out of ten people are now overweight. In the United States today over 58 million people are considered overweight. Out of that 58 million, 40 million are considered obese. The statistics also say that there are 3 million people in the United States that are considered to be morbidly obese. The […]

Does obesity increase cancer risk?

The numbers of people who are overweight and even those who are becoming obese continue to rise every year. With all of the health risks that go along with obesity, it seems that people who work much harder to keep that extra weight off. However the average adult’s diet today along with a much more […]

Obesity and colon cancer

No diagnosis incites as much dread, fear and hopelessness as a cancer diagnosis. When you are in that doctor’s office, his eyes carefully avoiding yours as he looks at your chart and stumbles his way through the words, “Unfortunately, it is a malignant tumor,” you feel as though the air has been sucked out of […]

Obesity treatment

For some people suffering from obesity, going to the gym may not be as easy as it may seem. Whether it’s the psychological aspect or you’re too out of shape to be conditioned for regular exercise, the easy way out is always the first choice people make when dealing with their weight problems. If this […]

Obesity and high blood pressure

With the growing rates of obesity in America and around the world, there has been much attention in recent studies about the effects of weight on high blood pressure. Studies have shown that overweight people are far more likely to have high blood pressure, and this can have even more negative impacts on their overall […]