Category: Health Fitness

Facts about obesity

Obesity is the accumulation of excess or abnormal fat that can affect health. In adults, the BMI (body mass index) is the index commonly used for weight and height ratings. A person’s BMI is measured by dividing their weight in kilograms against their height in meters squared. In adults, obesity is defined as follows by […]

Healthy foods: are they or not?

Regardless of the food or drink you mention, over the years, you can find stories that say it’s good for you or that it will kill you faster than a speeding bullet. Look at butter, trans fats, eggs, wine, coffee, chocolate, red meat, fish, fruits, vegetables … it’s the same story. There seems to be […]

Vitamins are organic compounds that are necessary in small amounts to maintain life and health.

Vitamins are essential nutrients for health. Vitamins are organic compounds that are necessary in small amounts in the human and animal diet to maintain life and health. Vitamins are organic compounds that are needed in small amounts to maintain life. Vitamins are organic substances, essential to maintain vital functions and prevent diseases among humans and […]

Resveratrol and obesity

Obesity, weight control, longevity and resveratrol Many doctors, scientists, academics, and sociologists have called obesity an “epidemic” of staggering proportions. Today, its complications are considered by many to be the leading cause of death in the United States and many other industrialized nations. A growing number of Americans are obese … According to the US […]

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