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Obesity-Related Diseases

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Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

More than 80 percent of people with Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the disease, are obese or overweight. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III shows that two-thirds of adult men and women in the U.S. diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes have a body mass index (BMI) of 27 or greater, which is classified as overweight and unhealthy.

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The definition of failure is not falling down but staying down.

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Dr. Ann de Wees Allen’s Story of Survival by Dr. Ann de Wees Allen, N.D.

One morning, in 1983, I woke up unable to swallow. By the end of the day I could not even swallow water. My fiancée Jeff and my mother had to jointly “drag” me to the hospital emergency room because I kept saying nothing was wrong.  Jeff replied, “Then why can’t you swallow?”  And I said, “Oh, for heavens sake, something small is stuck in my esophagus and I’m sure it will pop out.”  It didn’t pop out.

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Stay away from energy drinks, doctors say

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In a new report, a large group of American doctors urge kids and teens to avoid energy drinks and only consume sports drinks in limited amount. The recommendations come in the wake of a national debate over energy drinks, which experts fear may have side effects.

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Can energy drinks really boost a person's energy?

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Most energy drinks contain large amounts of caffeine, which can provide a temporary energy boost. Some energy drinks contain sugar and other substances. The boost is short-lived, however, and may be accompanied by other problems.

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Nutrition and Healthy eating

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By Mayo Clinic staff

A healthy-eating plan can be illustrated in many ways, but it's often found in the shape of a pyramid. Food pyramids outline various food groups and food choices that, if eaten in the right quantities, form the foundation of a healthy diet.

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