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Make Some Changes in Your Daily Lifestyle to Manage Hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure act as a ‘silent killer’ as it has no symptoms. It quietly damages blood vessels and leads to serious health threats. 387 more words


Divided council approves healthier menus in Hamilton arenas and rec centres

Ward 4 Coun. Sam Merulla says it “sounds great, looks great and does nothing but lose us money.”

That’s his prediction after Hamilton City Council, in a vote of 9-6, finalized a three-year plan to gradually reduce the sale of bottled water and sugary drinks at the city’s arenas and recreation centres. 206 more words


Blog Assignment #5: Global Obesity Trends Visualised as Slope Graph: How Does Weight Vary By Country And Gender?


I selected the article titled ‘Global obesity trends visualised as slope graph: How does weight vary by country and gender?’ posted by John Burn-Murdoch, a data Journalist working for The Guardian. 632 more words


The Sugar/Obesity Connection

In ancient times, sugar was regarded not as something to be avoided but rather as a cure-all for anything that ailed you. In every culture, sweetness has a symbolism related to goodness. 580 more words

Early-life obesity impacts children's learning and memory

A new study by Brown University epidemiologists found that children on the threshold of obesity or overweight in the first two years of life had lower perceptual reasoning and working memory scores than lean children when tested at ages five and eight.

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Life is a journey

It’s been a while since I’ve sat down & written anything, no particular reason, just haven’t had much worth saying! So why is today different? Well today is a day of reflection, how far I have come and how much I have achieved on this journey. 351 more words

Dogs, and Obesity in America

Each of our three dogs eats two daily servings of high-quality dog food:

Bella is a 125 -pound English mastiff. She’s a slow-moving giant who will choose her soft pillow over a romp in the park every time.  497 more words

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