5 Foods to Lower Cholesterol

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Find out about the everyday, easy-to-find foods that can help you improve your cholesterol. These 5 foods will keep you and your doctor smiling when the blood work results come back!

5 Foods to Lower Cholesterol

Posted by Aaron W.

Find out about the everyday, easy-to-find foods that can help you improve your cholesterol. These 5 foods will keep you and your doctor smiling when the blood work results come back!

% of Adults, Adolescents, Children Overweight

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The trend of overweight individuals in the U.S. has risen significantly over the past 40 years, see the statistics gathered by the Census Bureau for yourself.

Welcome

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I hope you find this blog helpful and easy to use, and I hope you can use it to improve upon you own health. Take on your own health!

4 Keys to Weight Loss

Posted by Aaron W.

The National Weight Loss Registry has comprised a list of 4 keys to weight loss, based off their study of over 5,000 participants who have lost weight (over 30 lbs) and kept it off (at least 1 year).

Fat camps for grown-ups: Do they work?

Posted by Aaron W. On 4/18/2010
Abridged from: CNN.com

Intro:
Weight-loss retreats, spas, and resorts for adults -- the grown-up version of fat camps -- have been around for decades. But now, fueled by growing awareness of the health risks of obesity and the popularity of weight-loss shows such as The Biggest Loser, they seem to be on the rise. But do they work?

Conclusion:
The research on residential weight-loss programs is limited, and the results have been mixed.  "Weight-loss camps are not an easy or quick fix," says Jennifer Hester, a sports exercise and education researcher at Leeds Metropolitan University, in the U.K. "The short-term investment of time and money does not automatically equate to healthy weight management in the long term." The weight-loss regimens used in clinical research are created using the best available scientific evidence.  By contrast, "there's almost no evidence whatsoever" for commercial weight-loss retreats, one expert says.  Also, the cost of attending an adult weight-loss retreat ranges from about $2,000 to $7,000 per week.

Read the full article HERE.

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