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Kids' abdominal obesity rates hold steady, study finds

There may be encouraging news in the battle against childhood obesity.

A new analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data on the health and nutritional status of children finds that, after increasing steadily for more than a decade, the percentage of kids considered obese because of their waist size leveled off between 2003 and 2012. 391 more words


How to Lose Belly Fat

How to Lose Belly Fat – The Facts

Everyone with the mid-section bulge should want to lose belly fat … now! Of all the health issues we tend to face at the mid-point of life, belly fat is something that should greatly concern us. 895 more words


By John A. Rumberger, PhD, MD, FACC

A recent publication in the British Journal The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology has reported that the presence of several specific gene mutations associated with a reduced metabolic synthesis of plasma vitamin D showed a causal relationship between low levels of vitamin D and high blood pressure . 297 more words

Medical News

THE FUNDAMENTALS: Body Fat, Abs and the Whole “Flat Belly” Thing

I still get people asking me (constantly) how to get a flat stomach. Part of the fascination with a flat stomach these days is a product of the internet and all the ads over the past few years promoting a “flat belly,” or claiming that you can “take off a bit of belly fat each day” using some product or secret food. 1,657 more words

Body Composition

If in doubt, analyse the data!

So incredibly frustrated last night to have GAINED 2lb having had a really good week eating wise, totally on plan (weighed and measured everything) but I’m determined to keep at the front of my mind that this is a marathon, not a sprint. 643 more words


The facts About Belly Body fat

 Surprise: Everyone has some stomach fat, even people who’ve flat abs. That is normal. But too much stomach fat can affect your health in a manner that other fat does not. 28 more words