There is a silent epidemic spreading throughout America. It is insidious and ravaging, and its victims are our children. What is it? Obesity in children has emerged as a serious threat to our nation's health. Take this quiz to find out if your child is at risk.
The most important benefit of physical activity may not be short-term weight loss, but long-term weight maintenance. Patients who continue to exercise after their initial weight loss are more successful at keeping the weight off.
Take a walk through your local bookstore and you will be bombarded with high-protein diets. In addition to promoting weight loss, such diets claim that they will improve your health by lowering cholesterol, blood pressure, and risk for diabetes. Sound too good to be true? It is!