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Exercise and Obesity: Does Working Out Reduce the Negative Health Effects of Obesity?

Exercise and Obesity: Does Working Out Reduce the Negative Health Effects of Obesity?

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Obesity is a risk factor for a number of chronic health problems including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some forms of cancer. Exercise combined with a healthy diet is one of the best ways to reduce body fat, but even if you’re obese and never lose a pound, a new study shows you’re still […]

Signs and Symptoms of Insulin Resistance: Can You Be Insulin Resistant and Not Know It?

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Insulin resistance, or metabolic syndrome, is a precursor to health problems like type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Some people assume they’re not at risk because they’re not overweight. Not necessarily so. Twenty-percent of people who are insulin resistant are of normal weight. So how do you know if you have it? This article discusses […]