Childhood Obesity Facts

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CDC

  • Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years.1, 2
  • The percentage of children aged 6–11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2012. Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12–19 years who were obese increased from 5% to nearly 21% over the same period.1, 2
  • In 2012, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese.1
  • Overweight is defined as having excess body weight for a particular height from fat, muscle, bone, water, or a combination of these factors.3Obesity is defined as having excess body fat.4
  • Overweight and obesity are the result of “caloric imbalance”—too few calories expended for the amount of calories consumed—and are affected by various genetic, behavioral, and environmental factors.5,6

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THE ONE TIME YOU SHOULDN’T DRINK LEMON WATER

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BlackDoctor

The next time you’re in a restaurant and you order water with lemon, you might be drinking more than you bargained for. As a matter of fact, those lemon wedges you love could be covered in little, tiny, dirty organisms harmful for your body.

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Why Eating Cheese Is Good for Your Heart

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11/16/16

Grab the Gouda and reach for the Roquefort

There’s now an even better reason to help the U.S. eat its way through the great American cheese surplus.

Photo: Tasting Table

Photo: Tasting Table

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12 HEALTH BENEFITS OF COFFEE

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Coffee has been both praised and mocked for centuries. It has been blamed to cause impotence and madness, other times a cure for laziness or “gift from heaven”. Heavy stuff. But what are the actual, scientifically proven pros and cons of coffee we know today?

Obesity Device Drains Stomach

medical device that helps people who are obese lose weight by draining some of their stomach contents after a meal has gained FDA approval.

Aspire Bariatrics, Inc.

Aspire Bariatrics, Inc.

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Coffee May Help Your Heart

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The Huffington Post

That morning cup is a must-have for many people. And now it looks like java fans may have a healthy reason to pour another cup.

In a new study, researchers from the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) looked at coffee consumption and found that moderate coffee consumption may decrease the risk of dying from heart disease.

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Working for Someone Else Not working out?

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African Union Business Expo 

November 15, 2016

New York, New York

 

Someone Else Benefiting from Your Hard Labor?

 

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A Hard Day’s Work Not Satisfying Your Soul?

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Whether you have a business plan or just  a business idea that you haven’t fully thought out… Surround yourself with like-minded entrepreneurs.  Attend the 2nd annual African Union Business Expo this Tuesday 11/15/2016 from 10 AM to 7 PM at MIST Harlem and be inspired to live your dreams, create a business plan to change your life!

This is a free event sponsored by GO AFRICA NETWORKS.

Dreams of starting your own business?

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African Union Business Expo 

November 15, 2016

New York, New York

 

 

Tired of working  your 9 to 5?

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Exhausted from hard labor for someone else’s benefit?

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Whether you have a business plan or just  a business idea that you haven’t fully thought out… Surround yourself with like-minded entrepreneurs.  Attend the 2nd annual African Union Business Expo this Tuesday 11/15/2016 from 10 AM to 7 PM at MIST Harlem and be inspired to live your dreams, create a business plan to change your life!

This is a free event sponsored by GO AFRICA NETWORKS.

Dreaming about your business idea for years?

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African Union Business Expo 

November 15, 2016

New York, New York

 

Are you stuck in a rut by your 9 to 5?

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Being worked to death to make your bosses rich?

 

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Attend the 2nd annual African Union Business Expo this Tuesday 11/15/2016 from 10 AM to 7 PM at MIST Harlem.  No matter what stage your business idea is in, come be in the presence of like minded entrepreneurs!  This event is free.

 

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Drinking coffee may reduce risk of MS

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Los Angeles Times

Drink up, coffee lovers: Neurologists say a healthy appetite for coffee may reduce your risk of developing multiple sclerosis.

We’re not talking a cup or two of joe in the morning. Even a triple espresso might not be enough to register a difference.

In a new study, researchers found that Americans who downed at least four cups of coffee per day were one-third less likely to develop multiple sclerosis than their counterparts who drank no coffee at all. They also found that Swedish adults who guzzled at least six cups of coffee each day were also one-third less likely to get MS.

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