If you live in the U.S. you are absolutely bombarded with the idea that being overweight is bad for your health. This repetition leaves one with the idea that being overweight is the same thing as being unhealthy, something that is simply not true. In fact, people of all weights can be either healthy or unhealthy; overweight people (defined by BMI) may actually have a lower risk of premature death than “normal” weight people.
If there's a universal truth in health news lately, it's that being overweight isn't good for your health. Extra weight, especially in the form of fat, can lead to heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure, among other problem... Read Post
Healthy Habits, Obesity Obesity is a risk factor for so many conditions. Subsequently, fat has become almost synonymous with unhealthy. In addition, we live in a society that trains us to believe that thin not only equals healthy, i... Read Post
For the last week of December, we’re re-posting some of our favorite posts from 2012. If you live in the U.S. you are absolutely bombarded with the idea that being overweight is bad for your health. This repetition leaves one with ... Read Post