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The Link Between Poverty and Adolescent Obesity

Cosmetic Procedures

Obesity has been a growing problem over the past couple decades, and childhood and adolescent obesity continues to raise concerns in health experts. Cases of childhood obesity have grown three-fold within the past 30 years, affecting approximately 31.7% of kids ages 2-19, and this trend is concerning because of the …

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High starch foods to be wary of

Holistic Nutrition

Carbs can be groups into three separate entities, namely that of fiber, sugar and starch. Starch is the most eaten, partly since its cheap and a good source of energy. But starch are complex carbs, which are seen as healthier as if consist of many sugar molecules that are connected …

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Salt: Your Enemy and Your Friend

In today’s diet, salt is a standard ingredient in preparing food whether at home, restaurants, or ready-made meals. The impact salt has on our health is unavoidable whether the impact is beneficial or detrimental. Yet the debate regarding salt as enemy or friend rages on. On the one hand, some …

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The Kids Are Not All Right: Review of Documentary All Jacked Up

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Obesity amongst children and young adults is a dangerous contemporary trend, contributing to variety of life-threatening diseases. From cardiovascular conditions to diabetes, obesity and unhealthy relationships with food is associated with numerous emotional conditions. Jennifer Mattox and Douglas Clemons present a unique and powerful documentary, All Jacked Up (Faerie Films), …

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