START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: overweight

3 Obesity Health Risks You Never Thought Of

Recent figures show that two-thirds of U.S. adults (and one-third of children and teens) are either overweight or obese. Yet millions of Americans are unaware of the many ways obesity can 
impac…

58 comments

Monsanto is Messing With Animals’ Sperm

Animals exposed to the commonly-used pesticide Roundup are more likely to have an impaired sperm structure, suggests†new research from the University of Caen, France. The scientists investigated th…

197 comments

Top 5 Fat-Burning Spices

Losing weight can be a lot easier if you spice up your food.† Add these top five fat-burning spices to your diet to ramp up weight loss: 1. Garlic and 2. Onions;† These yummy foods contain phytoche…

418 comments

Are Hidden Chemicals Making You Overweight?

Are you having trouble losing unwanted extra weight even though you exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet and exercise?† Maybe the plastics in your life are adding inches to your waistline.† Resea…

117 comments

5 Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight

Have you tried "everything" to lose weight but no amount of calorie counting and healthy eating is making the scale budge?† You're not alone.† This is the situation for many people, especially women o…

236 comments

Being Underweight Might Be Deadlier Than Being Overweight

New research says that people who are clinically underweight face an even higher risk for dying than those who are obese. "Compared to normal-weight folks, the excessively thin have nearly twice …

86 comments

Antibiotics — Making Us Fatter?

Our gut bacteria are gaining more and more press nowadays -- assisting our immune functions, taking hand in nutrient absorption, and even warding off cancer. But, most recently, our imbalanced microbi…

98 comments

What Happens When You Eat Too Fast?

Consider the common phrases we use for eating a rushed meal: "wolfing down," "shoveling," "gobbling" and such. Each of these seems to imply that a meal is an inconvenience. We need to finish eating in…

200 comments

Omega 3s for Weight Loss: Timing is Everything

Youíve probably heard that Omega 3 fatty acids are good for you. You may even know they help with weight loss. But, timing when you ingest them plays a huge role in how much fat youíll burn or whether…

130 comments

Certain Scents Trigger Weight Loss

Smelling your way thin may sound too good to be true but according to exciting research at Niigata University School of Medicine in Japan, certain scents trigger weight loss. According to the study pu…

213 comments

meet our writers

Diana Vilibert

Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can be blog-friends with her at dianavilibert.com, or tweet her at @dianavilibert. more

people are talking

ok ........... ha ha ha ha ha ha! I didn't even read the article and all because of the titl…

Wow, who knew:) We made purses out of coconut shells and sold them!

Someone has got out the right side of bed!

Sodas are not the same. Difference in formulas is important. There are now organic sodas! Made with …