There Are So Many Great Reasons To Go Vegan

There Are So Many Great Reasons To Go Vegan

– Obviously there’s a huge debate in the United States about healthcare, but there’s almost no mention of prevention. And the fact is, like probably 80 to 90 percent of healthcare spending is for lifestyle-related diseases, you know, everything from tobacco and guns, but especially, diet. I mean Harvard Medical, I forget the study, but I think they had a study that showed that between 80 and 90 percent of…

Other than food, what really causes Diabetes?

Other than food, what really causes Diabetes?

The habits that increase your risk of diabetes are: 1) Eating a diet rich in refined carbohydrates like white rice and refined flour. Instead, include complex carbohydrates like whole grains, brown rice, and oatmeal. 2) Sitting for 8 to 10 hours a day in front of your computers and not doing any physical activity. Keep taking breaks and move around and stretch. 3) Staying up late and depriving yourself of…

Meet OBGYN Jennifer Wong, MD

Meet OBGYN Jennifer Wong, MD

– I take care of women in pregnancy, or prior to conception, who have any high-risk conditions that might affect the pregnancy. Those may be maternal, chronic medical conditions; acute changes that happen during the pregnancy like hypertension in pregnancy; or fetal conditions. Most of the time patients are referred to me during pregnancy when complications occur. Sometimes that referral may happen very early in the pregnancy if it’s a…

The Real Skinny on Obesity

The Real Skinny on Obesity

If you look at obesity trends from the 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, There were some states, many states, who were less than 10% obese. Now there’s not one state the nation it has less than a 10% obesity rate. It’s crazy. Most of the states are more than twenty percent, and now there are several states where more than thirty-five percent of the population is obese. Not overweight. OBESE. You can…

A 10 000 foot view of the obesity epidemic suggests grains are too blame

A 10 000 foot view of the obesity epidemic suggests grains are too blame

What is causing the obesity epidemic ? This is the million dollar question and the standard answer, is well, WE eat TOO MUCH and MOVE TOO LITTLE. And when it comes to “what people are eating TOO MUCH of”, there are two camps. The medical establishment, tend to pick on FAT, while the alternative, health camps, of which, I am a card carrying member, tend to pick on CARBS, particularly…

11.1 Energy Balance: Obesity Statistics

11.1 Energy Balance: Obesity Statistics

– WELCOME TO CHAPTER 9: ENERGY BALANCE AND OBESITY. IN THIS FIRST SECTION WE’LL BE GOING OVER THE OBESITY STATISTICS. WHAT I’D LIKE TO DO IS START WITH SOME CDC DATA. SO THIS IS THE CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND THEIR DATA MAPPING FOR THE OBESITY PREVALENCE IN THE UNITED STATES. AND YOU CAN SEE HERE AS WE’RE STARTING WITH 1985, AND WE CAN LOOK AT THE WHITE AREAS, WHICH…