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Thirty Pounds Lost

I weighed in at 188 this morning. That means I have officially lost 30 pounds since mid-September. Well, 31 pounds to be exact. This is a very exciting milestone to reach. 12 more words

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Very Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought

By Randy Dotinga
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Extremely obese children — such as those at least 100 pounds overweight — are in deeper trouble in terms of heart disease risks than doctors have thought, new research suggests. 406 more words

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Honolulu ranks 8th out of 100 U.S. metro areas with smallest weight problems

Do Honolulu residents have an overall weight problem?

March is National Nutrition Month, and with Americans spending up to $210 billion annually on obesity-related medical treatment, the personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of “2015’s Metro Areas with the Biggest & Smallest Weight Problems.” 174 more words

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Neoteny / The Big Babies


The obesity epidemic/ Example 1: a physical manifestation of psychological neoteny. Paedogenesis – the retention of juvenile traits in mature adults – is one aspect of neoteny.  107 more words

Asperger's Human Experience

Here we go again…

Man, why does it have to be so hard to lose weight and why does partaking in sharing the daily bread need to be so unforgiving? 1,224 more words

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Puerto Rico considers fining parents with obese children up to $800

The Puerto Rican government has just tabled a bill that would see parents with obese children fined up to $800 if they don’t ensure their offspring lose weight. 643 more words

Severely Obese Kids May Face Higher Heart Risks Than Thought

By Randy Dotinga
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Extremely obese children — such as those at least 100 pounds overweight — are in deeper trouble in terms of heart disease risks than doctors have thought, new research suggests. 406 more words

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