Fad Diets: Weight Loss at What Cost?

— By Andrea M. Pampaloni, Ph.D. Each January, many people start the year with resolutions to lose weight, with gym owners generally the greatest beneficiaries. A few months later, spring offers new beginnings as the lure of summer acts as an impetus to lose weight. With the hope of drastic, body-changing weight loss, the masses turn […]

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Posted: July 8, 2021 in: Articles

The Cyclic Relationship between Obesity and Prostate Cancer

— By Andrea M. Pampaloni, Ph.D. Prostate cancer is the second most common and most dangerous cancer in men; and for 43 percent of adult men with obesity, the risks can be great. Although continued research is necessary to identify the mechanisms linking obesity and prostate cancer, current key findings suggest: While the obesity rate is […]

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Posted: June 17, 2021 in: Articles

Men’s Weight Loss Struggles

One health issue men with obesity are more likely to experience is gout. This is caused when uric acid, which is a waste product in blood, builds up in joints and tissue. Not only is it painful…

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Posted: June 8, 2021 in: Articles

The best exercises for your bones

Certain types of exercise can increase muscle mass, which in turn enhances strength, muscle control, balance, and coordination. Good balance and coordination can mean the difference between falling……

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Posted: May 28, 2021 in: Articles

Women’s Health and Obesity: Part 1

May is Women’s Health Month and serves as a reminder for women of all ages to make their health a priority. Among the health challenges many women face is obesity. Women are more likely than men to have obesity and extreme obesity….

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Posted: May 20, 2021 in: Articles

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