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In America you need to know the facts about Obesity
Obesity has more than doubled and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.
Immediate Health Effects:
Obese youth are more likely to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure. In a population-based sample of 5- to 17-year-olds, 70% of obese youth had at least one risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Long-term health effects:
Children and adolescents who are obese are likely to be obese as adults11-14 and are therefore more at risk for adult health problems such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke, several types of cancer, and osteoarthritis.
Learn about obesity in these Course.
You'll learn what causes obesity; how your body stores fat; what are the biggest risk factors for obesity; what surgical options are available for the morbidly obese; how obesity affects fertility, pregnancy, cancer, and diabetes; and much more.
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|Section 1: What is Obesity|
What is obesityPreview
Being Overweight vs. Being ObesePreview
What Is Morbid ObesityPreview
Obesity and Your BMIPreview
How to Calculate Your BMIPreview
How the Body Stores FatPreview
Causes of ObesityPreview
Obesity Risk FactorsPreview
Obesity and Your Waist Circumference
Health Problems Caused by Obesity
|Section 2: Treatment and Surgery - What you need to know|
Surgical Options to Treat Obesity
How to Pick the Right Bariatric Surgery
Weight Loss Surgery FAQs
What Is Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery Complications
What Is Lap Band Surgery
What Is Gastric Sleeve Surgery
Lap Band Surgery vs. Gastric Sleeve
Pre-Op Testing for Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric Surgery Nutrition Assessment
Is Gastric Bypass Covered by Insurance
How to Pick a Weight Loss Surgeon
Health Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery
|Section 3: Liftstyle Changes, Sleep, Diet|
Overcome Obesity with Lifestyle Changes
Lose Weight with Behavior Modification
Can You Be Obese but Healthy
When Does Obesity Become Dangerous
Treatments That Cause Weight Gain
How Sleep Affects Weight
Psychological Reasons People Overeat
Obesity and Fertility
Obesity and Pregnancy
Obesity and Cancer
Obesity and Diabetes
Weight Loss Surgery and Diabetes
Does Dieting Slow Down Metabolism
How People Keep Off Weight They've Lost
Best Exercises to Lose Weight
Are All Calories Equal
What to Eat If You're Obese
Foods to Eat after Bariatric Surgery
Foods to Avoid after Bariatric Surgery
Obesity Statistics You Should Know
My research focuses on childhood and adolescent obesity from the perspective of epidemiologic research on cardiovascular risk factors to clinical studies on approaches to prevention and intervention.
I also specialize in the nutritionist area, with an experience of over 11 years in the health and fitness industry. I have helped hundreds of her clients all over America and outside the country in achieving their personal goals such as weight loss, inch loss, medical problems, muscle building and body building by way of personalized and customized diet plans per the individuals' needs and goals.
I specialize in helping people deal with obesity problems, body building via sports nutrition and medical problems like diabetes, hypothyroidism, hypertension (high blood pressure), kidney and liver diseases, post menopausal problems along with child and mother nutrition by way of imparting therapeutic diets.