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tag: Exercise & Nutrition

What’s Driving America’s Obesity Problem?

Currently, nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight. By 2030 it is estimated more than half our population may be clinically obese. Childhood obesity has tripled, and most children will grow up t…

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What a Healthier America Today Means for the Future of Elder Care

Americans are getting healthier. That's the surprisingly optimistic take away from this year's America's Health Rankings report, an annual nationwide analysis conducted by the United Health Foundat…

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Is Exercise Better Than Drugs for Disease Management?

For years, healthcare experts have warned against America's growing dependence on prescription medications. Indeed, if you divided the more than four billion prescriptions doctors write on an annua…

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Who Needs More Exercise? You Do Mom and Dad

There exist numerous jokes and jabs at the expense of new parents about "baby weight" and an ever-declining level of physical fitness après baby. This goes for the mother, as well as the father. I can…

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Anatomy of a Potbelly

By Anjula Razdan, Experience Life Summer might be over, but don't let your waistline go to the dogs just yet. Looking good at the beach isn't the only reason to flatten our tummies. Recent studie…

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Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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