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Childhood Weight Loss: Symptoms of Eating Disorder

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 23, 2013 4:24:55 PM

Extreme Childhood Weight Loss: Health Implications

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 15-year-old daughter, who is overweight, wants to lose weight badly. She has recently lost about 20 pounds, but I'm becoming worried about how she's doing it. She often skips meals, and she exercises for several hours every day. I want to support her in her effort to lose weight, but should I intervene and encourage her to do it in a healthier way?

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Diet-Induced Erectile Dysfunction and Exercise: The Lift You Need

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 26, 2013 12:10:30 PM

Believe it or not, but erectile dysfunction is a cardiovascular condition.

Erections are all about blood flow. Sexual excitement dilates blood vessels in the penis, causing blood to rush into the region. As the penis begins to engorge with blood it becomes stiff and enlarged, and our partner becomes satisfied. Hopefully. If you consistently find your flag at half-mast, welcome to the mood-killing world of erectile dysfunction.

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Sleep Deprivation Effects: Unhealthy Cravings for Junk Food

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 7, 2013 3:14:19 PM

Pop quiz: It’s 4 am, and you are working on an assignment that’s due at sunrise. You reach for your favorite late-night snack. Did you just grab a handful of baby carrots or potato chips? If you opted for the Ruffles, then you are not alone: during and after periods of sleep deprivation, most of us choose a higher calorie alternative to the foods that we usually eat.

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America's Big Fat Instant Gratification Problem [Infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 1, 2013 5:00:52 PM

 

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Glycemic Index: Myths about Carbohydrates [Infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 26, 2013 4:16:23 PM

Good carbs vs. Bad carbs

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Valuable Lessons From The Hottest Celebrity Diets

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 25, 2013 4:44:24 PM

More than anything else, successful health and wellbeing is all about lifestyle choices, and can rarely be narrowed down to a simple diet change. That being said, seeing what works for others is a fun way to get inspiration to make your own healthy lifestyle and diet goals.

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Pinpointing Weight Loss Threshold To Prevent Type 2 In Children

Posted by healtheo360 on Jun 6, 2013 4:24:53 PM

Findings recently published in The Journal of Pediatrics have demonstrated that obese teenagers who were lowered their BMI (body mass index) by at least 8 percent observed improved insulin sensitivity. Insulin sensitivity is a fundamental metabolic variable that relates to eventual development of type 2 diabetes.

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Dispelling the Myth of the "Sugar-High"

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 24, 2013 11:33:07 AM

This may rock the world of parents raising excessively excitable, candy-loving kids everywhere: Hyperactive sugar highs simply do not exist.

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Eating Healthy Doesn't Have to Cost You More! [infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 5, 2013 5:10:29 PM

Whether you are managing diabetes, heart disease, fighting obesity, or just want to improve your diet, eating out is almost always a setback. Packing lunches is often viewed as both time consuming and expensive, so most people avoid it, choosing instant gratification over the healthier alternative. However, in terms of overall costs and time spent, eating out actually overtakes the homemade alternative. Not to mention the nutritional aspects.

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The Truth Behind Calorie Labels

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 3, 2013 10:52:21 AM

When trying to live healthier, many of us rely on posted calorie counts to act as a guide or milestone to keep us from overeating. So what do we do when these milestones are misleading? In Casey Neistat’s short youtube Op-Doc, the validity of New York’s calorie labels are scrutinized.

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