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Obesity and Stroke

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or severely reduced, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. A stroke is a medical emergency. Prompt treatment is…

Weight Loss Success Takes Teaching & Coaching

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

I read a very interesting article recently that provided some keen insight for all of you who struggle with weight loss.  What was really fascinating about this article was that it was about golf and had absolutely nothing to do…

A New Year – A New You

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

I can hardly believe it’s the New Year already.  It seems like it was just last week that we were celebrating the beginning of 2014 giving further evidence to that age old adage – time flies!  As a matter of…

Obesity and Heart Disease – A Heavy Burden

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Obesity and Heart Disease – A Heavy Burden The American Heart Association has identified obesity as an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease. Coronary heart disease is defined as a buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries that can…

Are You Unable Or Are You Unwilling?

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

I received an interesting message from a very frustrated woman the other day.  She was totally discouraged by what she described as her inability to take charge of her health and stop eating the wrong foods.  Her message didn’t surprise…

Obesity and Hypertension

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

To understand the importance of weight loss relative to hypertension (high blood pressure) you must first understand what having hypertension can do to your body. Hypertension can affect many systems in the body – Cardiovascular: artery damage and narrowing, enlarged…

The Relationship Between Obesity and Diabetes

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Obesity and diabetes are the biggest public health challenges of the 21st century. Excess fatty tissue and obesity are the most important risk factors for type II diabetes. Because obesity is an important risk factor for diabetes, it is an…