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Redfining Obesity Leads To Awareness

Experts say obesity is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. Doctors also caution that the threshold for ‘morbid obesity’ is lower than many may realize.

06/19/2013

Special School Helps Teen Combat Childhood Obesity

Know Your BMI: Docs Urged To Screen For Obesity

Chances are you know your blood pressure. What about your BMI? Body mass index signals if you’re overweight, obese or just right considering your height. Some doctors have begun calling it a vital sign, as crucial to monitor as blood pressure.

06/25/2012

Chocolate is the go-to food for saying 'love you,' but it also contains phenylethylamine and other chemicals which can act as a stimulant similar to the body's natural endorphins.

Study Finds Chocolate Helps People Stay Thin

What is the best way to stay thin? A new study found that it is exercising and eating a healthy diet full of… chocolate? Can that be right?

03/27/2012

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U.S. Obesity Epidemic Shows No Hint Of Shrinking

America’s obesity epidemic is proving to be as stubborn as those maddening love handles, and shows no sign of reversing course. More than one-third of adults and almost 17 percent of children were obese in 2009-2010.

01/17/2012

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Likelihood Of Infants & Future Obesity Studied

Researchers say there’s a new way to tell if infants are likely to become obese later on: Check to see if they’ve passed two key milestones on doctors’ growth charts by age 2.

11/09/2011

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