Blue Promise: Body Weight vs Fitness

MUSIC Open DAN: There’s growing evidence that your Level of fitness may be more important than your level of weight Hello I’m Dr. Dan McCoy and welcome to Blue Promise I’m here with Dr. Paul Hain our President of North Texas One of our physicians here at Blue Cross So Paul what’s Going on with […]

A teenager’s journey through weight loss surgery

April 19th, 2017 will always be a big date in my mind. I get very sentimental with things like that. And I’m like this was the day it all started. This is the beginning of a whole new journey, it really is. This is the beginning of a whole new life I feel like. Ok. […]

Weight Measures: BMI and Waist Circumference

[MUSIC] How can you tell if your weight could increase your chances of developing health problems? Knowing two numbers may help you understand your risk. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, one of the directors at the NIH. The first number is your body mass index, or BMI. BMI estimates body fat based on height and […]

Can a School Call Your Child Overweight? | David Schwartz | Gotham | Fox News

>>Jamie: THE DENVER PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IS TRYING TO WIN THE WAR ON CHILDHOOD OBESITY AND THEY’RE DOING IT IN AN INNOVATIVE WAY. DID THEY GO TOO FAR? THE SCHOOL SYSTEM THERE SENDING HOME HEALTH REPORTS LIKE REGULAR REPORT CARDS LETTING PARENTS KNOW IF THEIR KIDS ARE OVERWEIGHT. THE KIDS AREN’T SUPPOSED TO READ THE […]

What is obesity? – Mia Nacamulli

The most basic function of bodily fat is self-storage of food reserves. In prehistoric times, natural selection favored genotypes that could endure harsh conditions by stocking the most fat. With chronic malnutrition being the norm for most of human history, genetics evolved to favor fat storage. So when did body fat become problematic? The negative […]

Lose Some Weight

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Obesity & Overweight Awareness and solutions | Weight loss solutions Intro – English

obesity means having excess body fat adults 35 years of age and older with a BMI greater than 30 are obese obesity is not just a cosmetic consideration it is a chronic medical disease that can lead to diabetes high blood pressure heart disease and other chronic illnesses what causes obesity and overweight genetics or […]

HOW to quit Sugar & Unhealthy Habits

Almost everyone understand that Sugar isn’t particularly good for you and may feel guilty whenever having sweets or candy. This wasn’t always the case, sugar used to be advertised as just a source of quick energy, and even as a means for losing weight. “Mmm, another thing – the cold crisp taste of Coke is […]