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Tag Archives: Health

There are a lot of different ways in which losing weight can improve your health. Being overweight puts you at an increased risk for a wide range of so-called “obesity related diseases.” These are not diseases that are unique to those who are overweight, but instead are diseases that are much more likely to impact those who are obese or overweight. This includes things like heart disease, certain forms of cancer, and even mental health issues like anxiety and depression. What many people don’t realize is that while obesity can significantly increase your risk of chronic diseases, this is only part of the way in which obesity can negatively impact your health. [Read more]

Web MD ran an interesting article about a study that followed individuals in their 70’s for nearly two decades. Getting regular exercise, staying engaged with friends and family, and abstaining from smoking were all associated with longer life, even for an individual who is already over 70 years old. These healthy traits added, on average, […]